Biz Commute Challenge: Poker Walkabout

EUGENE, Ore. — The Business Commute Challenge is happening all week. Monday, participants got their hands in on the action. More than 90 people joined the Eugene Poker Walkabout on their lunch break. They walked around downtown and stopped at eight different businesses. Along the way, they received different playing cards to bring back to … 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.

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 »

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 »

Business Commute Challenge: Bike Day

EUGENE, Ore. – Pleasant weather on day four of the Business Commute Challenge, allowed participants to advantage when commuting to work. Participants used all different forms of transportation, including walking, biking, public transit or car-pooling, to get to work and cut down on emissions. On Tuesday organizers celebrated all the people biking to work and … Continue reading »

Business Commute Challenge Is On

EUGENE, Ore. — The Business Commute Challenge was in full motion this weekend. The week-long competition kicked of Saturday, and was already off to a great start. Whether by bike, on foot or by bus, many people ditched their cars Sunday in favor of greener ways to get to work. A total of 162 teams, more than 1,600 … Continue reading »