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Discover healthy, green travel options for work, school and play that can save you money and time, plus add some fun into your daily routine. Join the Oregon Drive Less Challenge September 16-30! Burn calories instead of gas by biking to work, or walking to the store. Divide the ride and the cost by carpooling. Take the bus and let someone else do the driving so you can listen to music, or read that page-turning book.
 
Every trip counts for better health, happiness and livable communities! Plus, win weekly and grand prizes for logging your tips during the challenge at DriveLessConnect.com.


Log your trips. Win prizes. IT'S EASY!

  • Sign up at DriveLessConnect.com
  • Bike, take the bus or train, carpool, vanpool, walk or telework for work, errands or play
  • Log trips September 16-30.
  • Challenge yourself to drive less.
  • WIN PRIZES! 
 
Log your trips for work, errands and play into DriveLessConnect.com September 16-30, and youíll be entered to win weekly prizes, log eight or more trips during the challenge to be entered in the Grand Prize Raffle.

Grand Prizes:

  • $500 Cards! (3 Prizes Available)
  • GenZe Electric Bikes! (3 total, valued at over $1,500 each)

Weekly Statewide Prizes

  • KEEN Shoes.
  • Hydro Flasks.
  • Queen Bee Messenger Bags.
  • Dutch Bros.
  • $25 Gift Cards.
  • $50 REI Gift Cards.

2017 Local Prize Winners:

  • Deborah O.      $10 Dutch Bros. Gift Card
  • Patrick C.      $10 Dutch Bros. Gift Card
  • Marie E.     $10 Dutch Bros. Gift Card
  • Brigid C.     $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Ryan D.     $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Katherine R.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Natalie T.     $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Phil D.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Matt D.     $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Brigette C.     $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Jackie R.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Margaret B.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Sean R.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Katrina S.      $5 Dutch Bros Gift Card
  • Christine M.      Cycle Sport Tune-Up
  • John K.      Cycle Sport $25 Gift Card
  • Rachel S.     Cycle Sport $25 Gift Card
  • Emily N.      Cycle Sport $60 Gift Card
  • Aaron H.      Cycle Sport $60 Gift Card
  • Ted W.      Piccadilly $50 Gift Card
  • Susan C.      Piccadilly $25 Gift Card
  • Sharon E.       Piccadilly $25 Gift Card
  • Kimberley H.      Piccadilly $50 Gift Card
  • John O.      Urban 350 Bike Light ($50 Value)
  • Kelly S.      Gem Short Air Pump ($30 Value)
  • Travis J.      Oregon Shakespeare Festival Tickets ($150 Value)


2017 Southern Oregon Calendar of Events:

September 16: Saturday
Preparedness and Safety Fair:
10am-2pm. Location: Rogue Valley Mall
Learn how transportation options can play a role in an emergency. Stop by for a free transportation kit!

September 17: Sunday
Ashland Historic Walking Tour:
10am-11:30am. Location: Ashland Community Development Building.
Join a local historian as he brings history to life in this fun history tour.

September 18: Monday
Ashland Walk and Bike Breakfast:

7:30am-9:00am. Location: Railroad Park, Ashland
Enjoy some snacks and conversation on the Central Bike Path. Sponsored by Ashland Parks and Recreation.

September 19: Tuesday
Transit Tuesday + Free Fare Day:

7am-9am & 4pm-6pm. Location: Front Street Station
Rider Appreciation Day. Snacks, Beverages, and prizes. Ride Free on RVTD buses all day!
 
September 20: Wednesday
 Share the Trail: Phoenix
12pm-1:30pm. Location: Blue Heron Park, Phoenix.
Enjoy bike-blended smoothies, snacks, and get free bike safety gear. Co-Sponsored by City of Phoenix.
 
Veteranís Honor Ride:  
5:30pm-7:30pm. Location: Meet at Hawthorne Park
Family friendly bike ride to show your appreciation for Veterans in the Rogue Valley. Social after the ride. Please register here! You must have a bicycle helmet to participate in this event.
   

September 21: Thursday
Confident Cycling:
6:00pm-8pm. Location: Medford
This fast-paced class will give you the skills to ride your bike confidently. Course includes hands on and on-bike instruction. Please RSVP at rvtd.org/bikesmart by 9/18/2017 Limited Space.
 
September 22: Friday
Historic Ashland Railroad District Tour:
10:30am-11:30am. Location:  Gazebo at Railroad Park, Ashland.
Enjoy a walk through history and learn about the Railroad Districtís rich history.
 
Transit Tips Class: Medford Parks and Recreation
3pm-4:30pm
Interested in learning to use the bus? Come join RVTD's Travel Trainer and have your questions answered. Register at ci.medford.or.us/parks

September 23: Saturday
Weekend Warrior: Explore your Neighborhood!

September 24: Sunday
Weekend Warrior: Explore your Neighborhood!

September 25: Monday
NeighborWalks: Medford
10:30am-12:00pm. Location: Meet at the Medford Public Library
Join RVTD and AARP for a fun walk downtown. Learn how your transportation choices can improve your health. Win prizes!

September 26: Tuesday
Transit Tuesday + Free Fare Day:

7am-9am & 4pm-6pm. Location: Front Street Station
Rider Appreciation Day at Front Street Station. Snacks, Beverages, and prizes. Ride Free on RVTD buses all day!

September 27: Wednesday
Share the Trail: Medford

12pm-1:30pm. Location: Bear Creek Park
Enjoy bike-blended smoothies, snacks, and get free bike safety gear. Walk or Bike.

September 28: Thursday
NeighborWalks: Grants Pass

10:30am-12:00pm. Location: Meet at Lawnridge Park, Grants Pass
Join RVTD and AARP for a fun walk downtown. Learn about pedestrian and bicycle improvements. Win prizes!

September 29: Friday
Breakfast on the Greenway: Medford

7:30am-9am. Location: 9th Street Bike Bridge
Free Snacks and Coffee, Bike Safety Inspection by Cycle Sport, register your bike with Medford Police Department.

September 30: Saturday
Medford Multicultiral Fair:

10am-4pm. Location: Alba Park Medford
Come see RVTD at the Annual Multicultural Fair, use your transportation options to get to the fair and receive a prize!
 

Event Partners and Sponsors

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