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Tactical Urbanism to Tactical Stream Restoration

In December 2018, Downtown On the Go partnered with the City of Tacoma to activate Tollefson Plaza.  Part of this activation was adding greenery with Fir and Spruce trees from Watson’s Greenhouse. Trees and green space are important for public space … Continue reading

Keep Tacoma Moving!

Downtown On the Go is having a party at 7 Seas Brewing Co. on Feb. 7, 2019 and you are all invited! We are kicking off 2019 with loads of excitement and support. We’ll be dreaming up all the ways … Continue reading

History: Institutional Racism and Urban Planning

Race, ethnicity, gender, and income impact how people live and move through cities. Tacoma, like many places, has a racist and exclusionary past that influences transportation and land use policy for all. Learn about the ways history has shaped our … Continue reading

Activate Public Space this Holiday Season!

While you stroll through downtown Tacoma and enjoy all the shopping, dining, and events happening this holiday season, check out Tollefson Plaza. The City of Tacoma and Downtown On the Go have spruced up Tollefson Plaza as a way to … Continue reading

Lime Bike & Bird are in Tacoma

Lime Bike launched in Tacoma on Sept. 21, 2018 and Bird followed behind on Oct. 13, 2018. This new mobility option makes it easier for all of us to access e-bikes and e-scooters. Currently under a 60-day pilot project with … Continue reading

Annual Luncheon is Nov. 9

We’re looking forward to celebrating with Tacoma once again this year with our Annual Transportation Innovator Awards and Luncheon! Continue reading

Ride the Bus with Metro Parks CEO Shon Sylvia

Tacoma is seeing many new and exciting developments through Metro Parks Tacoma, including the new Pacific Seas Aquarium that just opened in September 2018, Dune Peninsula Park and the Frank Herbert Trail that will soon connect Point Ruston to Point … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride is Nov 1

Nov 1, 2018 5 – 7 p.m. Tollefson Plaza The weather is changing but your commute doesn’t have to change with it! We will be kicking-off the winter riding season by passing out free bike lights and hot chocolate. Stop by S … Continue reading

Link & Drink 2018

We are celebrating the Sound Transit Link at the annual Link & Drink. This year, in conjunction with Tacoma Arts Month and Third Thursday, there will be live music at Link stations throughout downtown. For one night only, when you … Continue reading

PARK(ing) Day Art Walk

Get in one last walk with us on Friday, September 21st! Our PARK(ing) Day Art Walk culminates the 2018 Walk Tacoma series. During the walk, Seong Shin from McGranaham Architects will lead us from Tollefson Plaza, along a stretch of … Continue reading