Posts Tagged ‘Transportation’

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: [...]

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 [...]

Job and Internship Opportunities with the Student Sustainability Initiative

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

In the midst of the holiday season, we would like to take a moment and look forward to a couple opportunities coming up in the new year for students to get more involved with the Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI).
1. Design and Visibility Coordinator - Applications due January 10th, 2012
We are looking to hire an OSU student with [...]

“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 [...]

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, [...]

Exciting Bicycle Research Project Coming to Corvallis

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

This summer, researcher Mike Conway is coming to Corvallis and Portland to analyze perceptions of bicycle commuters and non-commuters.  He is researching certain interventions (e.g. bike lanes, bike parking, education programs, and traffic calming, etc) that promote increased bicycle commuting. This research is part of Mike’s Masters Degree in Social Science with a specialization in Environment and [...]