Drive Less and Win: Get There! Corvallis 2013

Get There Corvallis 2013 will take place from Saturday, May 4 to Friday, May 17. The City of Corvallis, Cascades West Rideshare, and area merchants and organizations encourage you to leave your single-occupancy vehicle at home and travel to work, school, or shopping another way. Do this at least once during this period, and you’ll be eligible to win terrific prizes!

Each day you use an environmentally friendly transportation option and register a trip made by cycling, walking, carpool, transit, or telecommuting on DriveLessConnect.com, you increase your chance of winning.

Track five trips at DriveLessConnect.com to be eligible for these great prizes:

  • An overnight stay at the Shilo Inn in Newport
  • Bike or gift card to local bike shop, $600 value
  • An iPad with WIFI

Track just one trip to be eligible for gift certificates to local restaurants, shops, and more.

Getting there another way costs less:

  • Compare your actual costs at http://www.rideshareonline.com/commuters/calculator.html
  • Riding a bike costs pennies per day and Corvallis buses are fare-less!
  • Active transportation is part of a healthy lifestyle and helps you arrive at your destination more alert and invigorated.
  • Commute time on the bus or a shared ride becomes free time to read, rest, or catch up with friends.

Check out specific Get There Corvallis events and details on the brochure at http://www.corvallisoregon.gov/getthere. For information on your transportation options, contact the City of Corvallis Transportation Program at 541-754-1730 or Gregory.Wilson@corvallisoregon.gov.

by Gregory Wilson

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