Business Commute Challenge Continues

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 »

Business Commute Challenge Kicks Off

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.

National Bike Month

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 »

Business Commute Challenge Kicks Off

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 »

Interview: Mural Bike Tour

EUGENE, Ore. — If you haven’t seen the amazing murals in Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood, this weekend is your chance. The Great Mural Bike Tour is free, and anyone who attends can see the art and meet the artists. It kicks off Saturday at 10 a.m. Jessica Watson from the Lane Arts Council joined us live … Continue reading »

Eugene Sunday Streets Fill Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — Three miles of the busy downtown streets were shut down for residents to walk, roll and bike around. Sunday was the third annual Eugene Sunday Streets event. Downtown Eugene had it all. From live music to kids activities, people gathered downtown for Eugene Sunday Streets. “He’s having a grand time. It looks … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Vin Lananna and Ian Dobson

TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna: Former Olympian and event organizer Ian Dobson:

Sheldon High Raises Funds for Bike Racks

EUGENE, Ore. — Sheldon High School students were still short of their fundraising goal to get 70 new bike racks on campus, Monday. Students with the school’s Green Club said the money for the first half of the project came quickly, but donations have slowed down since those first few days. With about ten days … Continue reading »

Number of Bike Thefts Increase in 2013

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department reported an increase in bicycle thefts in 2013, so far. Since January 1, 174 bikes have been reported stolen in Eugene. That’s up 64 percent from last year, when 106 bikes were stolen in the first three months of 2012. A total of 848 bicycles were reported stolen … Continue reading »

Buisiness Commute Challenge: Bus

EUGENE, Ore. – The Business Commute Challenge is making an impact on the environment. Together, this year’s 173 teams have already saved more than 29,000 miles and 30,000 pounds of carbon dioxide. Wednesday some were rewarded for their efforts with the opportunity to drive an LTD bus. Participants say the challenge benefits more than the … Continue reading »

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