In urban areas, the motor vehicle contribution to carbon monoxide pollution can exceed 90%.

News & Events

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

Attention New Bike Riders!

Commuter Profiles

It’s Just Like Riding a Bike: Gearing Up for Your First Ride in Tacoma Fifty two percent of American adults have access to a bike and only 29 percent have ridden it in the last year with only 1 percent … Continue reading

Live Downtown First-Time Homebuyer Class

As part of your exclusive Hometown benefits offered through HomeStreet Bank, you have access to a free First Time Home Buyers Class.This comprehensive 5 hour class will provide you with all the tools you’ll need to become a successful home … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma Series Kicks-off on National Walking Day


Celebrate National Walking Day by attending the free Walk Tacoma Kick-off in Wright Park on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at noon, with Downtown On the Go and the American Heart Association, in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma.  This event will … Continue reading

Getting to School Downtown


  Getting safely to school has become an important topic in Tacoma. We are hosting a Friday Forum to hear from students and parents in downtown who make their way to school using active transportation. From preschools to colleges, downtown Tacoma … Continue reading