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1987

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Ridesharing In Oregon: A Descriptive Analysis, Jan Monroe, Sheldon Edner Jun 1987

Ridesharing In Oregon: A Descriptive Analysis, Jan Monroe, Sheldon Edner

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This report provides an overview of the major rideshare programs in the cities of Portland, Salem, and Eugene. A general description of the setting, a brief history, and the current program is provided for each city.

The cities of Portland, Salem, and Eugene all have existing rideshare programs that include a matching service for prospective participants and a discounted parking cost program for vehicles used for ridesharing. The two hospitals reviewed (Good Samaritan and The Oregon Health Sciences University), in addition to the matching service and parking discounts, also subsidize mass transit as an alternative . Good Samaritan and the Oregon ...