Celebrating a Month of Active Travel

Last year, the City of Corvallis Public Works Department asked the community to help find, and develop, the Active Travel Corridor (ATC) network. Together, we identified over 100 ATCs, providing all of Corvallis with “people only” paths helping to shorten trips for those traveling by active modes. May signifies National Bike Month and this year,Continue reading “Celebrating a Month of Active Travel”

Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Data for the Eric. E. Austin Memorial Bypass

The Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has completed two rounds of bicycle and pedestrian counts along the Eric E. Austin Memorial Bypass in South Corvallis and recently released a report documenting the findings. Counts were collected using automated counting equipment which was temporarily installed during each of the two study periods. The first deploymentContinue reading “Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Data for the Eric. E. Austin Memorial Bypass”

The Open Streets Classroom: a University-Community Partnership for the Public Good

Event Date: February 27, 12-4 pm Location: Corvallis-Benton County Library Meeting Room645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis This is a free event where participants will identify ways to build inclusive, walkable, bikeable, and livable neighborhoods. Join us to create community-university collaborations in the context of Open Streets Corvallis. Everyone is welcome! Spanish interpretation and lunch provided. Registration required. Dr. AdoniaContinue reading “The Open Streets Classroom: a University-Community Partnership for the Public Good”

Better Bike Lanes

After 40+ years of adding bike lanes to busier roadways throughout Oregon, there’s a push to do more for the safety and comfort of people biking (or skateboarding, scootering, etc.). Two ways of accomplishing this include widening bike lanes and/or adding something to physically separate people rolling along relatively slowly from people in faster movingContinue reading “Better Bike Lanes”

Placemaking in Southtown

On Sunday July 28th, after months of planning and design, a community street mural was painted at the intersection of Lilly Ave. and Bethel St. in south Corvallis. The work was completed by over 40 volunteers from the community. This mural is only the second street mural painted in Corvallis and the first to goContinue reading “Placemaking in Southtown”