OSU hosts Drive Less Connect Social
Join us Wednesday at noon in MU 211 to learn about the new regional rideshare system OSU is using, supported by the Oregon and Washington departments of transportation, and many other stakeholder groups. Drive Less Connect is an online rideshare program intended to help get you to your destinations more efficiently. Whether you want to […]
Annual Earth Week celebration starts Saturday!
The long-standing Earth Week celebration at OSU is a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and engagement, taking place April 21-28 this year. Whether you are interested in bringing out your wild side at Earth Ball 2012, getting your hands into the dirt at the annual Hoo Haa at the […]
New Bike Racks on Campus!
New bike racks are appearing around campus. The OSU Site Engineering and Sustainability Offices have been working tirelessly through all kinds of weather to remove old bike racks and install new ones. Nearly 600 new bike racks have recently been installed! The new racks are simple to use and hold more bikes in the same […]
"WeCar" at OSU: Rent a car online and pick it up on-campus!
OSU’s WeCar program is an efficient, convenient and cost-effective car-sharing program for the OSU community. Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty member, WeCar is there for your travel needs. Members just fill out rental orders online and pick up cars right from the center of campus! It’s easy to become a member, especially […]
Oregon Leadership in Sustainability Program Accepting Applications for 2012-13
Are you interested in a career in sustainability? Do you love cities? Are you looking for an education that will train you to lead cities into a greener future? If your answer is “YES!!” then you should check out the Oregon Leadership in Sustainability (OLIS) Graduate Certificate Program. The OLIS program is an rigorous immersion […]
OSU's New Rideshare System "Drive Less Connect" offers Prize Drawing!
Interested in saving money, energy, and stress by sharing a ride? Drive Less Connect makes organizing trips simple and fun. Whether you’re interested in commuting to work or school, or sharing a ride on one-time trips (such as those coming up this Holiday Season) OSU’s free ridematching service can help. In promotion of Drive Less […]
Vanpool Formation Meeting at OSU
Are you a commuter interested in saving some gas money? Do you regularly travel between Corvallis and Springfield/Eugene? Please join us this Friday, November 18th at 12:00 p.m. at the Student Sustainability Center for a vanpool formation meeting to discuss the details for putting one or two new vanpools together. This meeting will focus on […]
Sustainable Jobs Coming to the Area
In January, EnerG2 will open a new manufacturing plant in Albany, OR. EnerG2 received $21 million in stimulus funding last year as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s support of the electric vehicle industry and raised $14.5 million in venture capital investments. The Seattle based company will manufacture synthetic high-performance carbon electrode material, which […]
Driving Simulator Integrated with Bicycing Simulator!
A research laboratory at Oregon State University is the first in the nation to integrate an advanced driving simulator with a bicycling simulator! When the two are connected, researchers can collect real-time data on how vehicle operators react in an realistic, three-dimensional roadway environment. Check it out by following this link!
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are Coming to OSU!
Oregon State University will receive 14 level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations from ECOtality as part of U.S. Department of Energy’s EV Project. ECOtality was awarded $230 million from the USDOE and partner matches to install 14,000 EV charging stations in 18 major metropolitan areas including: California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Tennessee, and Washington, […]