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Holiday Events by Bus


Take the bus in or out of downtown to one of the many upcoming holiday events, and remove the hassle of driving and parking.  See the many routes through Pierce Transit, Sound Transit Express Bus, Tacoma Link, and Intercity Transit Express … Continue reading

Meet Sue Dreier, New Pierce Transit CEO


We invited community members to “Try the Bus” with the new Pierce Transit CEO Sue Dreier, on Oct. 30. It was an opportunity for the public to get to know Sue and ask her questions about her plans for Pierce Transit. Although the event … Continue reading

DOTG Endorses Yes on Prop 3 & A


Propositions 3 & A on November’s ballot fix our roads and put more funding into a multi-modal transportation system. The City of Tacoma propositions would cost Tacoma households $7.50 per month and would provide an estimated $325 million worth of work–filling potholes, paving … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride!

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Get ready for darker commutes with Downtown On the Go on Oct. 29, 2015. From 5 to 7 p.m. we will be handing out bike lights and snacks to help gear up for fall and winter rides. Find us at Wright … Continue reading

Tacoma Link Alignment Moving Forward

What’s going on? On Aug. 11, 2015, Tacoma City Council unanimously passed a resolution making a recommendation to the Sound Transit Board of Directors selecting the alignment and stations to be built.  The recommendation reaffirms the preferred alternative route and … Continue reading

Try Transit this October

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October is Try Transit Month, sponsored by CH2M, and your opportunity to try public transportation. Whether you’ve never ridden a bus or train or you just want to try a new route, Try Transit Month gives you a great chance to … Continue reading

DOTG Annual Luncheon and Fundraiser


Dr. Ali Modarres, University of Washington Tacoma, headlines as Downtown On the Go gathers to celebrate another successful year of transportation options in downtown Tacoma. More than 100 downtown business people and advocates for active transportation will gather on Oct. … Continue reading

We’re Hiring! Business Outreach Coordinator

Join our team! We’re hiring a Business Outreach Coordinator to coordinate our Commute Trip Reduction and other programs, and to further the Downtown On the Go mission in downtown Tacoma. Continue reading

Park(ing) Day 2015


Providing temporary public open space… one parking spot at a time! Continue reading

“I [Bus] Tacoma” Selfie Campaign 2015


Get an “I [Bus] Tacoma” button at a Try Transit Month event, wear it proudly, take a selfie, and you could win $100 gift card! To be eligible for the prize drawing, each photo must include the participant (18 years … Continue reading