Feb. 21 Funding Deadline Looms, Compromise Elusive
$2 Million from Oregon for Multi-Use Stretch
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This weekend marks the 6th edition of the annual Ride the Heart of the Valley fundraiser put on by the OSU veterinary students. The bike ride for charitable causes has 3 route options: 12, 30[…]
Tempted to ride the wrong direction in a bike lane? Don’t do it! Bicycles are considered vehicles under Oregon Revised Statutes and cyclists are required to ride with the flow of traffic when riding in[…]
“I built prototype after prototype after prototype,” said Frank Bretl, local entrepreneur and inventor of the bicycle-mounted hydration system VelEau. Bretl dreamed up the VelEau while getting ready for the Cascade Cream Puff, a mountain[…]
The Corvallis Public Works Department sometimes gets calls from frustrated cyclists who can’t get a traffic signal to respond to their presence at an intersection. Most of the city’s traffic signals (except downtown) are traffic[…]
If you’re not quite sure what to do with that mountain of empty glass bottles, plastic containers, and aluminum cans left over from your 2012 post-industrial apocalypse stockpile, it’s time to lighten your load. That’s[…]
The bike lane between downtown and Southtown has inched ever so slightly closer to completion. Last year Corvallis submitted applications to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for four projects that represent the Corvallis Bicycle[…]
Shared lane markings convey the message that motorists and bicyclists must share the road—a concept particularly apropos to life in bike-friendly Corvallis. The city of Corvallis has placed “shared lane pavement markings,” aka sharrows, on[…]
As we approach the year’s end, many of us full of ideas—yet even more of us fed up with our current work situation—I want to plant this seed: Corvallis is ready for an explosion of[…]
Chad DeMers is a man on a mission. An avid mountain biker, he wants to make biking accessible to as many Corvallisites as possible, especially kids. Corvallis’ little-known BMX park at the end of SE[…]
With nearly every Corvallis location within a 15-minute bike ride of every other location, there’s almost no reason not to bike, run, or walk more often than you drive.
Glass and other roadside garbage can pose serious hazards for cyclists. Crall developed portable sweeping set-ups for cyclists to carry on their daily rides to help rid bike lanes of potentially dangerous trash.