Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

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 a [...]

October Drive Less Connect Winners and another opportunity to win!

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Congratulations to Krista, Megan, Marie, Susanne and Nick, the winners of the October Drive Less Connect Incentive.  They will be enjoying some delicious American Dream Pizza for logging non-drive-alone trips.  If you aren’t one of those who won a gift card during the last incentive, it’s not too late to log some trips for the [...]

Drive Less. Connect: Win gift cards during the month of October.

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Drive Less. Connect is a carpooling system that is completely free and available to everyone living and working in Oregon.  Use it to find trips to all over Oregon and Washington.  Set up a group for the daily commute or meet new people on the way to a one time event like a concert or [...]

Now Hiring resident hall Eco-Reps!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office, University Housing and Dining Services and the Student Sustainability Initiative are recruiting resident students to serve as paid Eco-Representatives (Eco-reps) in three residence halls this academic year (applicants from all halls are welcome).
Eco-reps will work to educate their peers about sustainable lifestyles and resources, assist with marketing and outreach [...]

About Solar & Electric Vehicles at OSU

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The OSU Solar Vehicle Team is a group of OSU students, staff, and faculty working together to design, build, and race solar-powered vehicles. The organization is dedicated to providing hands-on experience with solar-electric vehicles, interdisciplinary learning in engineering and business, and education and outreach in sustainability by direct interactions with the community and industry.
The Phoenix [...]

Eugene to Corvallis: Vanpool seeks riders for new route

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Valley VanPool has recently received interest in forming a new vanpool from Eugene to Corvallis. They are looking for any additional commuters that may be interested in the formation of this new van. If you would like to be included in a formation meeting or to receive updates on the progress please email Phil Warnock [...]

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are Being Installed!

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Cherry City Electric will begin installing the long awaited electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on campus today. The chargers will be connected to Ecotality’s Blink Network, where the charging station status can be checked from a computer or smartphone. Anybody will be able to charge their cars at Blink charging stations and membership is not [...]

Corvallis to Newport vanpool seeks riders

Friday, June 29th, 2012

A Corvallis to Newport (and Hatfield Marine Science Center) vanpool is seeking new riders for the months of July and August!
Current HMSC Vanpool Information:
CALENDAR/RIDER SCHEDULE
Leaving Corvallis to Newport: 6:15 am (arriving 7:30 am)
Leaving Newport to Philomath – Corvallis: 4:30 pm (arriving 5:45 pm)
Current Pickup and Drop off Locations:
OSU Campus Location: OSU Motorpool or Corvallis Hilton(HUT connection) – Flagstop
Corvallis Location: [...]