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Walk Tacoma Historic Hotels & Mercantile Walk

Did you know that many of Tacoma’s downtown buildings previously were much taller, and have had several upper floors removed? Can you spot them? Join Downtown On the Go and Tacoma Historical Society’s Deb Freedman in a guided walk on … Continue reading

Barley & Berries Bash Set for Aug. 24, 2017

Join us for a celebration on the waterfront! This August, Downtown On the Go will celebrate downtown through our First Annual “Barley & Berries Bash” at the Foss Waterway Seaport. The event, on August 24, 2017, helps to raise awareness … Continue reading

Join our team this summer

Interested in improving downtown Tacoma through transportation? We’re looking for a summer outreach coordinator to fill a maternity leave. The short-term, temporary job will run from June through August, 25-30 hours per week, and will support all programs. Applicants should … Continue reading

Tap Into Tacoma’s Brewery District

Learn about Tacoma’s historic Brewery District, visit one of the local breweries, and find out why Tacoma has been a draw for local breweries on Downtown On the Go’s Walk Tacoma Brewery Walk, Wednesday, May 3 from 5:15 – 6:30 … Continue reading

Stepping It Up in Pierce County

The Surgeon General has announced a call to action to Step It Up and promote walking and walkable communities.  See how a regional team has come together with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create a more … Continue reading

Get Psyched for the Best Bike Month of Your Life!

A 2013 survey found that 94% of adults know how to ride a bike! Downtown On the Go wants to see 100% of the people biking in Tacoma riding safely and having a great time. To ensure this, we are … Continue reading

Prairie Line Trail: Construction, Art, Business, Friends

There is a lot going on for the Prairie Line Trail! If you’ve walked/biked/ridden/driven through downtown lately, you’ve likely seen construction along Hood Street and the Tacoma Art Museum: This is the Prairie Line Trail, Phase 1 project, and it’s scheduled … Continue reading

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