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Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

The Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge ran from Oct 1-Oct 15 and the results are in! In just 15 days, thousands of Oregonians succeeded in finding alternative transportation to work, school errands and more. Here is our collective impact: TOTAL PARTICIPANTS: 4,797 Oregonians. TRIPS LOGGED: 91,628 trips. NON-DRIVE ALONE MILES*: 819,525 miles!! POUNDS OF CO2 REDUCED: 530,436 […]

APRIL. 23RD : MARION AND POLK COUNTIES CARPOOL/VANPOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Do you commute from the Marion or Polk County areas to Corvallis? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting Thursday, April 23rd from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Council Room 222 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided!   This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in […]

Feb. 27th : Lane County Carpool/Vanpool Informational Meeting

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Do you commute from the Lane County area to Corvallis? You’re invited to a Lane County Carpool/Vanpool informational meeting Friday, February 27th from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room 104 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided! This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in Eugene […]

Drive Less Save More SouthTown paid internship

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Cascades West Rideshare, in partnership with the City of Corvallis and Oregon Department of Transportation, is launching a campaign called Drive Less Save More SouthTown to help South Corvallis residents walk, bike, and use transit more often. Cascades West Rideshare is selecting an intern to serve as an Outreach Ambassador to conduct outreach and administrative […]

Drive Less Connect – Get There Campaign

Monday, May 12th, 2014

For those who don’t know Drive Less Connect is a three state wide (Oregon, Washington and Idaho) carpooling and trip tracking system. It is free and easy to use. If you aren’t already a member, now is a great time to join! The annual “Get There Challenge” just started up and will be running until […]

Oregon Drive Less Challenge Recap

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Thank you all for helping promote the first-annual Oregon Drive Less Challenge! We not only surpassed our local goal of eliminating 78,000 single-occupant-vehicle miles Oct. 21 – Nov. 1, but we also surpassed the statewide goal of eliminating a half million miles. In Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties, we eliminated 96,488 miles during the Challenge. Statewide, we […]

New Opportunity to Win from Drive Less Connect!!!

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Hello Corvallis! Don’t forget to check out Benton County’s August in Motion publication, which offers fun ways to stay active and enjoy our city this month.  You can find the publication here. Oregon Cascades West Council of Government is offering special prizes at www.DriveLessConnect.com to encourage you to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus to the […]

Winter Term 2013 Incentive- Drive Less Connect

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

There is a new incentive this term for Drive Less Connect!  Everyone who logs a trip every week and logs a total of 30 trips throughout the term will win a prize guaranteed and be entered into a drawing for a large prize at the end of the month.  The guaranteed prize will be a […]

Coast to Valley Express: New Bus service from Corvallis to Newport

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Lincoln and Benton Counties have teamed up and are offering two buses that run between Corvallis and Newport.  A bus leaves each location four times a day, and they both run seven days a week (except Christmas and Thanksgiving).  Animals are allowed, but non-service animals must be in veterinarian-approved containers.  The buses are ADA accessible […]

Drive Less Connect: Trips Incentive!

Friday, December 14th, 2012

For the rest of December, Cascades West Rideshare has an incentive to create a trip in Drive Less Connect. There will be several drawings throughout the month, and people have already won prizes like free drinks at Dutch Bros. They are giving away a $50 Safeway gift card at the end of the month and […]

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