The Walk Around the World campaign, organized by DOTG, encouraged the community to walk for transportation and fitness and log their walking trips to be part of the 24,859 mile walking challenge.

News & Events

Museum Walk on July 6


July’s walk is a Museum Walk proudly sponsored by Rainier Connect, starting at 5:15 p.m. in front of the Children’s Museum of Tacoma (S. 15th & Pacific Avenue). The walk will highlight six downtown museums along the route – Children’s … Continue reading

Award-Winning Walk Tacoma


Feet First’s 2016 Walkable Washington Symposium and Awards recognized Walk Tacoma, one of Downtown On the Go’s signature event series on June 7, 2016. The annual walk series highlighting downtown Tacoma, was one of only three programs honored statewide. Events Manager … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma Day on June 15


The mayor of Tacoma proclaims the third Wednesday in June Walk Tacoma Day. In honor of this day, Downtown On the Go is hosting a short walk along the Prairie Line Trail through the University of Washington Tacoma campus. Begin … Continue reading

The “Next Move” with Downtown On the Go!


Since 2013, Downtown On the Go has hosted high school interns through the Next Move. The Next Move is an internship program that encourages high school students to get out into the community by being provided with real work experiences … Continue reading

Tacoma’s Cultural History Walk on June 1


Learn about Tacoma’s cultural and tribal history on an interactive walk through downtown led by Brandon Reynon, Puyallup Tribe archaeologist on Wednesday, June 1st.  The free Walk Tacoma event, sponsored by US Bank, will take people on a 1.5 mile … Continue reading

We’re Hiring! Apply to be our Business Outreach Coordinator


Join our team! DOTG is seeking an experienced transportation demand management professional to join our team in promoting walking, biking, and transit to our downtown business community. The Business Outreach Coordinator will coordinate our Commute Trip Reduction and Business Partners programs, as well … Continue reading

1-2-3 and Win!


Earn a Downtown On the Go t-shirt by attending three DOTG walk, bike, or transit events in 2016, including two modes.  Pick-up a punch card at any Downtown On the Go event and get your card stamped at each event … Continue reading

Bike Month is Here!


Bike Month is a nation wide celebration. We are here to get you set up with awesome events and all the resources you need! Don’t forget to log your trips and win great prizes. Come join us for the 3rd … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma’s Historic Theatres


Learn about Tacoma’s rich theatre history on the Walk Tacoma Theatre Walk on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:15 p.m. sponsored by Spaceworks Tacoma.  This free walk, led by David Fischer, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts Executive Director, will take … Continue reading

Thank you, Diane!

“Bicyclists are a varied bunch but there is a common end goal of safety on the roadways and similar desire to build the bike culture in this town. The more people walk and bike the better place Tacoma will be.” – Diane Wiatr Continue reading