About the OSU 2030 Sustainable Transportation Strategy:

A Transportation Demand Management Plan for the Corvallis Campus

The Sustainable Transportation Strategy establishes goals and strategies to reduce the number of single occupancy trips to OSU's Corvallis campus over the next ten years. The final plan will include institutional goals and methodologies to improve commuter choices and flexibility on a daily basis while also decreasing commuter-related greenhouse gas emissions, fostering positive relationships with the community, and preserving land for open space, education, and research.

Five Key Values

The Sustainable Transportation Strategy is guided by five key OSU values. The following institutional values will inform the selection of strategies and policies to reduce drive-alone trips to the Corvallis campus.

Climate Action: Be bold in addressing the climate crisis.

Good Neighborhood Relations: Help to reduce traffic and parking impacts in adjacent neighborhoods.

Equity and Affordability: Ensure affordable access to education and employment for individuals at all income levels.

Land Preservation: Preserve land for education, research and open space. 

Financial Stewardship: Use financial resources wisely to maximize return on investment and support our values.

The Four Cs

The plan will be structured around four organizing principals that govern individual transportation choices, both consciously and subliminally:

Cost: This includes both the total travel costs for different transportation modes and how individuals experience those costs.

Culture: How are transportation alternatives supported by our culture, through examples and messages from supervisors, colleagues and peers.

Convenience: The degree to which alternatives to driving are comparably easy and efficient.

Concrete: The facilities that support mobility options, including everything from on-campus facilities such as bike parking to public amenities such as transit stops.

Project Team

Nunes-Ueno Consulting
Paulo Nunes-Ueno, Principal

OSU Transportation Services
Meredith Williams, Director
Sarah Bronstein, Transportation Options Supervisor

OSU Capital Planning and Development
Bob Richardson, Planning Manager