With help from more than 300 people, the 2015 Walk Around the World campaign achieved the goal 2 months ahead of schedule, collectively logging an average of 6,284 miles a month.

News & Events

UWT/Prairie Line Trail Walk on Oct. 5


Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 will be our last Walk Tacoma event of the season! Join Historian Michael Sullivan during your lunch hour, noon-1 p.m., as he explains the past, present, and future of the Prairie Line Trail. The 1.2-mile route … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride!

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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

Park(ing) Day 2016

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Park(ing) Day is an international event in which artists, citizens, and businesses will temporarily transform a metered parking spot into temporary public spaces. Park(ing) Day’s mission is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, generate discussion … Continue reading

Celebrate at the 2016 Annual Luncheon and Fundraiser


Downtown employers, employees, residents, and fans, will be celebrating on Oct. 14, 2016, and we invite you to join us! Our Annual Luncheon is an opportunity to honor our transportation innovators (nominations open until Sept. 11, 2016!), talk about transportation … Continue reading

DOTG Board Endorses Sound Transit 3


This November, voters in the Puget Sound region will have the opportunity to support the creation of a mass transit system that will provide citizens access to good jobs, more opportunities for mobility, and a relief from congestion. ST3 will bring … Continue reading

Step Into Hilltop Walk on Sept. 7


The second to last Walk Tacoma of 2016! Walk through the revitalizing Hilltop neighborhood on Wednesday, Sept. 7 with Downtown On the Go’s second to last Walk Tacoma event of 2016. City of Tacoma Councilmember Keith Blocker will lead the … Continue reading

How can we help you get to work?


Downtown commuters, residents, students, and businesses now have easy access to all their transportation options in our One Stop Shop! Whether you’re looking for a new bike helmet, a new bike route, are a first-time bus rider, or are just … Continue reading

Scavenger Hunt on Aug. 10


Explore downtown Tacoma by following clues, answering trivia, and completing challenges on the Walk Tacoma Scavenger Hunt on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016! Participants may begin the scavenger hunt between 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Tollefson Plaza at S 17th & … Continue reading

Museum Walk on July 6


July’s walk is a Museum Walk proudly sponsored by Rainier Connect, starting at 5:15 p.m. in front of the Children’s Museum of Tacoma (S. 15th & Pacific Avenue). The walk will highlight six downtown museums along the route – Children’s … Continue reading

Award-Winning Walk Tacoma


Feet First’s 2016 Walkable Washington Symposium and Awards recognized Walk Tacoma, one of Downtown On the Go’s signature event series on June 7, 2016. The annual walk series highlighting downtown Tacoma, was one of only three programs honored statewide. Events Manager … Continue reading