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The average citizen in the Western U.S. spends $9161 per year on car-related transportation.*

2007 Consumer Expenditure Survey of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Speak Up for Walking, Biking, and Transit!


Ever thought about speaking at City Council but not sure where to start? Or have something to say but not sure which elected body to say it to? Continue reading

DOTG Book Club: Making Transit Fun!


Author visiting this February: Join DOTG’s 2016 book club by reading Making Transit Fun!: How to Entice Motorists from Their Cars (and onto their feet, a bike, or bus) by Darrin Nordahl.   Learn about the “Fun Factor”, successful marketing and … Continue reading

20 Minute Neighborhoods and Livability in Tacoma

How can Tacoma neighborhoods become more walkable and inclusive of community resources? Continue reading

2015 Year End Review

Downtown On the Go has had an eventful, productive year. Here’s our top 10: Continue reading

Holiday Events by Bus


Take the bus in or out of downtown to one of the many upcoming holiday events, and remove the hassle of driving and parking.  See the many routes through Pierce Transit, Sound Transit Express Bus, Tacoma Link, and Intercity Transit Express … Continue reading

Meet Sue Dreier, New Pierce Transit CEO


We invited community members to “Try the Bus” with the new Pierce Transit CEO Sue Dreier, on Oct. 30. It was an opportunity for the public to get to know Sue and ask her questions about her plans for Pierce Transit. Although the event … Continue reading

DOTG Endorses Yes on Prop 3 & A


Propositions 3 & A on November’s ballot fix our roads and put more funding into a multi-modal transportation system. The City of Tacoma propositions would cost Tacoma households $7.50 per month and would provide an estimated $325 million worth of work–filling potholes, paving … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride!

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Get ready for darker commutes with Downtown On the Go on Oct. 29, 2015. From 5 to 7 p.m. we will be handing out bike lights and snacks to help gear up for fall and winter rides. Find us at Wright … Continue reading

Tacoma Link Alignment Moving Forward

What’s going on? On Aug. 11, 2015, Tacoma City Council unanimously passed a resolution making a recommendation to the Sound Transit Board of Directors selecting the alignment and stations to be built.  The recommendation reaffirms the preferred alternative route and … Continue reading

Try Transit this October

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October is Try Transit Month, sponsored by CH2M, and your opportunity to try public transportation. Whether you’ve never ridden a bus or train or you just want to try a new route, Try Transit Month gives you a great chance to … Continue reading