Pedal Corvallis: Your Neighborhood Bikeshare

Have you ever seen a collection of white bikes around town and wondered what they were? These bikes are part of Pedal Corvallis, your neighborhood bikeshare system. Pedal Corvallis was launched as a pilot in the summer of 2016 with six stations and a vision to help more people get where they need to goContinue reading “Pedal Corvallis: Your Neighborhood Bikeshare”

Car-free in Corvallis

Twelve years ago, when my husband and I decided to look for our ideal community, we created a “Top 10 Features” list that included bike-friendly streets and a good bus system. We selected Corvallis as our new hometown, drove across the country, sold our car, and joined the growing numbers of Americans choosing to liveContinue reading “Car-free in Corvallis”

Ciclovías – Inspiration and Beginnings

Open Streets Corvallis is part of a larger movement that finds its origins in the Ciclovías of Bogotá, Colombia. Since the mid 1970s, each Sunday, from 7 am to 2 pm, some of the Bogotá streets close down to motorcycles, cars, buses, and trucks, and open up to people walking, running, skating and biking, amongContinue reading “Ciclovías – Inspiration and Beginnings”