Posts Tagged ‘Alternative transportation’

Earth Week kicks off tomorrow! Runs April 20-27.

Friday, April 19th, 2013

At OSU, we have been celebrating Earth Day ever since the first one in 1970. But we’re too hardcore for just one day of observance of this amazing planet we live on, so we celebrate for a full week! Hence: Earth Week, a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and [...]

Healthy Streets Initiative Begins

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The City of Corvallis is inviting Corvallis residents to join in on the Healthy Streets Planning Initiative.  “Healthy streets” are specially designed to be more environmentally friendly as well as safer for everyone.  High visibility crosswalks help reduce vehicle/pedestrian crashes.  Shared-use paths and a bike corridor make biking easier and safer.  Curb extensions with rain [...]

Global Warming: Changing Course discussion group starts April 2

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Northwest Earth Institute discussion courses are a popular way to engage in locally-relevant conversations about the topics of our time.  More than 130,000 people worldwide have participated in their discussion courses!
Beginning April 2, a Global Warming: Changing Course discussion group is starting in Corvallis at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, NW Circle and 29t St.  Course [...]

Repair Fair Feb. 27th: free repairs and demonstrations

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, February 27th between the hours of 5 and 7 pm for our Repair Fair!
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this time)! Repair demonstrations also offered. Save [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]