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News & Events

Walk Tacoma Kick-off April 5

Celebrate National Walking Day with Downtown On the Go and the American Heart Association at the Walk Tacoma Kick-off on Wednesday, April 5 from noon – 1 p.m. The free, 1.3 mile walk, sponsored by Metro Parks and the Rhein … Continue reading

Tactical Urbanism in Tacoma

Author Mike Lydon joins Downtown On the Go as this year’s book club pick, “Tactical Urbanism”. Lydon will speak on March 31, 2017 from noon – 1 p.m. Court House Square (1102 A St, Tacoma, WA 98402) in The Gallery next to Lift Bridge … Continue reading

Happy Try Transit Month!

The Bus Thing to Happen to Tacoma, You Won’t Bus-lieve it!, Don’t Worry, Bus Happy! We’re here to help you ride some of Pierce Transit’s new 35,000 hours of service to Tacoma and Pierce County! Starting, March 12, Tacoma will … Continue reading

Step it Up Puget Sound 

Improving Walkability in Pierce County:  A Puget Sound Region team, made up of the City of Tacoma, Pierce County, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Puget Sound Regional Council, and Downtown On the Go was recently awarded the Step It Up Grant from … Continue reading

Keep Tacoma Moving!

Downtown On the Go! is having a party at 7 Seas Brewing Co. on January 25th and you are all invited. The event is free to attend with a $50 suggested donation. Come enjoy games, opportunities to try great beer … Continue reading

Don’t Let the Cold Stop You!

We know that Tacomans are braver than the elements! Share pictures of your winter commute on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or through email and you could be entered to win tickets to First Night Tacoma and Polar Plaza! Use hashtags #bike253, … Continue reading

Link & Drink Nov. 3 !

Tacoma is growing in the two best ways: breweries and light rail! Join Downtown: On the Go! and Tacoma Green Drinks on November 3rd at 5:30 p.m. We will be starting at Odd Otter, and hopping from brewery to brewery … Continue reading

Live Downtown Program Grows

In partnership with MultiCare Health System, our Live Downtown program welcomed Bonnie Windsor of Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical Center to Tacoma last week to hear about her Live Close to Work program. More than 30 downtown leaders gathered to learn … Continue reading

Congratulations to our 2016 Transportation Innovators!

On Oct. 14, 2016, we honored our Transportation Innovator Nominees and Award Winners at our Annual Luncheon. Thank you to those who attended and congratulations to our 2016 Nominees and Award winners!* Every individual or business nominated for an award … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride!

October means shorter days but that doesn’t have to mean less bike riding. Downtown On the Go wants to shed some light on commuting by handing out free bike lights on Oct. 27, 2016 at Light Up Your Ride. We … Continue reading