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News & Events

Injustice in Our Streets

This week, there was a continuation of murder and violence against black people in the United States. These events highlighted the ways that racism is baked into our systems. We invite you to join the conversation starting with this article from Transportation Advocate and … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma Musical History Walk

June is Walk Tacoma Month, and to celebrate, Downtown On the Go is offering virtual programs to keep you walking.  Don’t miss out on the June Walk Tacoma event, Tacoma’s Musical History Walk, sponsored by Fehr & Peers.  It is … Continue reading

Step It Up Walk Challenge

What is step it up: Step It Up is a collaboration among local organizations, community leaders, and advocates to make Pierce County more walkable. This initiative is centered around equity and building trusting relationships with underserved populations. Why walkability is … Continue reading

Bike Month 2020 Photo Contest

On May 15th, in place of Bike to Work Day, we are kicking off a Bike Month Photo Contest, ending on May 31st. We’ve picked 8 things that make Tacoma more bikeable. Discover these spots and learn what kind of … Continue reading

Friday Forum Wrap Up: Reflecting On Livable Cities in a Pandemic

On May 4th, we wrapped up our discussion on how Tacoma approaches the future of becoming a more livable city for people of all ages. Due to the Coronavirus, our originally scheduled in-person forum on March 20, 2020, was cancelled. … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update for Bike to a Business

Many of our Bike To A Business partners remain open during this time. Please support them by biking on down to pick-up some to-go goodies: Peaks and Pints is open for to-go options; bike on by to pick up your … Continue reading

Walk Audit Bingo

Walking is a great way to safely keep your distance and reduce stress during the pandemic. We are encouraging people to start taking notice of what makes their neighborhood walkable and what could be improved. Play Walk Audit Bingo (and … Continue reading

Walk and Bike Events in May Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Downtown On the Go will be rescheduling the May 6, State of Black Tacoma walk event.  This event will be rescheduled for the first Wednesday in October (Oct. 7) from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m., with … Continue reading

Speak Up From Home

In place of our “How to Speak Up” event, we created a short video to help guide you through the process of turning your ideas into change in your neighborhood. As you stroll through your neighborhood during this time take … Continue reading

COVID-19 & Flexible Work Arrangements

Flexible work arrangements and teleworking are excellent ways to keep you and your employees healthy during these uncertain times. We know many of you have had to start your teleworking program without the luxury of time, but these resources may … Continue reading