Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

Sustainability Office Hiring Transportation Project Student Technician

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The OSU Sustainability Office is recruiting a student employee with transportation-related experience to research and implement alternative transportation projects and staff several committees.  The successful candidate should have some knowledge of basic transportation demand management principles and will work 20-40 hours per week during summer and 10-20 hours per week during the academic year, working [...]

OSU Ranks High as Bike-Friendly Campus

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

OSU  is one of the top ten most bike-friendly campuses in the nation, according to Best Colleges Online. The OSU ranking was partly based on the university’s location in Corvallis, which is known as the second most bike-friendly town in the nation. 97% of Corvallis’s streets have bike lanes, and more people (by [...]

OSU hosts Drive Less Connect Social

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

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 match [...]

Annual Earth Week celebration starts Saturday!

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

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 Organic [...]

New Bike Racks on Campus!

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

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 [...]

“WeCar” at OSU: Rent a car online and pick it up on-campus!

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

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 since [...]

Oregon Leadership in Sustainability Program Accepting Applications for 2012-13

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

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 that [...]

OSU’s New Rideshare System “Drive Less Connect” offers Prize Drawing!

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

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 Connect, [...]

Vanpool Formation Meeting at OSU

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

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 arranging [...]

Sustainable Jobs Coming to the Area

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

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 [...]