Oregon State University (OSU) has met the Standard of Excellence and is designated a Best Workplace for Commuters. OSU offers prepaid rides to employees and students on the Corvallis Transit System, the Linn-Benton Loop, the Philomath Connection and Albany Transit System. OSU offers a new carsharing program (WeCar), an electronic ridematching and carpooling system, access to a local pedicab service that provides human-powered rides in and around campus, a campus shuttle that is free to all riders. Also offered are telecommuting options and compressed work schedules, an emergency ride home program, preferential parking for vanpools, and partnerships with organizations that provide carpool ridematching and vanpool services, and secure bicycle parking and showers.
Oregon State University is a comprehensive, public, research-extensive university and a member of the Oregon University System serving as the state’s land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant institution – one of only two universities with such designation in the country. OSU programs and faculty are located in every county of the state and are dedicated to investigating the state’s greatest challenges.