EUGENE, Ore. — A man is hoping to get his 9-month-old daughter’s toys back after thieves stole his bike and child trailer. Steven Mara says he put up a sign outside his apartment complex showing thieves what they stole didn’t just have monetary value. They were toys that meant something to his daughter Indika. Mara … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Thanks to new funding approved by the Oregon Transportation Commission, the Lane Transit District will get $3.51 million. The bulk of the money will go to build three new bike and pedestrian bridges over Amazon Creek. The bridges will be at Buck Street, Sam Reynolds Street, and between Commerce Street and Fern … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore — Life-sized art comes alive in Eugene this weekend, and with a little peddle power you can take it all in. The Lane Arts Council is hosting its 2nd annual Mural Bike Tour. One of the featured artist is Esteban Camacho Steffensen. Steffensen spent two months at the Washington Jefferson Skate Park transforming … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– Here is what’s trending on Thursday. Rumors are circulating about the new iPhone 6 and it’s possible release date, a high tech bike navigates you around town, and LA Lakers Jeremy Lin dunks over unsuspecting people- even his mom.
EUGENE, Ore. — A sunny Sunday and miles and miles of cycling. That was the case for hundreds Sunday at the annual Blackberry Bramble. The event is hosted by GEARS a local biking advocacy group. Cyclists were out early, some of them setting out for a 100 mile ride. At the finish participants got some ice cream … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands made it out for the Eugene Sunday Streets event. Residents got to see live entertainment, learn how to skate and meet different people from the community. Organizers of Sunday Streets say the free event is one of the most popular gatherings of the year and more importantly, it helps to build … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Three down, four to go in the seven-day 2014 Business Commute Challenge. Tuesday, the challenge included breakfast at the bridges where cyclists received a free bike tune up. For one week, local businesses and employees are teaming up to see who can get the greatest number of employees to drive less. They’re … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Business Commute Challenge kicks off Saturday. Last year, more than 2,000 people helped save more than 69,000 miles by biking, busing, walking and carpooling. Marcia Maffei joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us all about it.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — May is National Bike Month and one library is getting bicyclists ready to roll at a free workshop. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is offering events all month, starting May 6. Every Tuesday they’ll hold a free DIY bike repair workshop. Bicyclists can learn all about flat tire repair, bike safety checks … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Mini Business Commute Challenge starts Wednesday as a warm-up for the big one in May. Coordinators set up a warming hut at the LTD Next Stop Center on the corner of Olive and W 11th. Travel options include biking, walking, taking the bus, carpooling and working from home. Last year was … Continue reading »