Monthly Archives: December 2012

Finding the Proper Home

In 2004 – nearly a decade ago, a small group of skaters sharing a common dream came together, writing a petition in efforts to bring another “world-class” skatepark to the state of Oregon. Now formally known as SES (Skaters for … Continue reading

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Delivery on Wheels

By Lauryn Newson In Eugene, Ore. biking has become a forefront in transportation due to environmental concerns, rising gas prices, and the cities motivation to create a better biking environment. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Eugene was recorded to … Continue reading

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Enterprise: Opera at the Bus Station

Opera at the Bus Station Transit stations across the country, including Eugene’s own LTD, are turning to classical music to deter loitering and crime. Cameron Walker “I kinda like it,” says LTD rider Kylea Phillips. “I take this route all … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: Skating in Eugene

A Grand Proposal By Chriss Goschie After surviving constant threat from the transient population, and its brief home to the Eugene members of Occupy, the Washington/Jefferson Park area as finally been given a chance at validity within the community through … Continue reading

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Enterprise: Transportation in Oregon

Oregon leads the way for public transportation’s ascent into a “greener” future University of Oregon senior Annah Kennedy never took public transit until she came to school in Eugene in the fall of 2009. Now, she takes the Lane Transit … Continue reading

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Enterprise: Armed With Yarn

By Jenny Affan There are repercussions to performing graffiti in a public space. Usually graffiti manifested from paint can leave a permanent mark that the public and police may not favor. But what about graffiti crafted from yarn? This type … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: Public Art in Eugene

The flourishing city of Eugene, Oregon has always been known for its quirkiness and artistic style, but starting in 1981, performing art centers and art venues were built and a percent-for-art fund was started, “placing Eugene on the leading edge … Continue reading

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Getting Around Town for People with Disabilities

Eugene, Ore. – “Good morning LTD transit, can I help ya?” A young woman answers, as she picks up the mobile flip phone attached to the lanyard around her neck. She moves through the lobby of the Lane Transit District … Continue reading

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Custom Paint Shops Make An Impact on Customers

Jared Dowland couldn’t be happier when he received his refurbished two tone candy marble and metallic street glide motorcycle. Scott Farrell, an airbrush pro, transformed Dowland’s motorcycle with red, silver, and black designs. Dowland now rides the motorcycle in style. … Continue reading

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Reporting 101 Enterprise: Bicycle culture growing in Pac-12 programs

Pac-12 conference gear up more bicycle programs to students and communities By Nicholas Filipas In today’s world with rising gas prices, cars hogging up the roads, crumbling infrastructure and high tuition, college students in need of transportation across campus and … Continue reading

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