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News & Events

Activate Public Space this Holiday Season!

While you stroll through downtown Tacoma and enjoy all the shopping, dining, and events happening this holiday season, check out Tollefson Plaza. The City of Tacoma and Downtown On the Go have spruced up Tollefson Plaza as a way to … Continue reading

Lime Bike & Bird are in Tacoma

Lime Bike launched in Tacoma on Sept. 21, 2018 and Bird followed behind on Oct. 13, 2018. This new mobility option makes it easier for all of us to access e-bikes and e-scooters. Currently under a 60-day pilot project with … Continue reading

Annual Luncheon is Nov. 9

We’re looking forward to celebrating with Tacoma once again this year with our Annual Transportation Innovator Awards and Luncheon! Continue reading

We’re hiring a Business Outreach Coordinator!

We’re looking for our next great Business Outreach Coordinator. Downtown On the Go is a small non-profit with a dedicated team of 5 employees who work to make transportation options easier, and realistic, for all people. Our Business Outreach Coordinator … Continue reading

Ride the Bus with Metro Parks CEO Shon Sylvia

Tacoma is seeing many new and exciting developments through Metro Parks Tacoma, including the new Pacific Seas Aquarium that just opened in September 2018, Dune Peninsula Park and the Frank Herbert Trail that will soon connect Point Ruston to Point … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride is Nov 1

Nov 1, 2018 5 – 7 p.m. Tollefson Plaza The weather is changing but your commute doesn’t have to change with it! We will be kicking-off the winter riding season by passing out free bike lights and hot chocolate. Stop by S … Continue reading

Link & Drink 2018

We are celebrating the Sound Transit Link at the annual Link & Drink. This year, in conjunction with Tacoma Arts Month and Third Thursday, there will be live music at Link stations throughout downtown. For one night only, when you … Continue reading

PARK(ing) Day Art Walk

Get in one last walk with us on Friday, September 21st! Our PARK(ing) Day Art Walk culminates the 2018 Walk Tacoma series. During the walk, Seong Shin from McGranaham Architects will lead us from Tollefson Plaza, along a stretch of … Continue reading

Park(ing) Day 2018

Providing temporary public open space… one parking spot at a time! An international day of turning passive urban parking stalls into active mini-parks filled with people, plants, music, art, and games comes to downtown Tacoma on Friday, Sept. 21 from … Continue reading

Bike Ride with City Council 2018

On September 13, 2018, your City Council Members will be biking around Tacoma checking out the good, the bad, and the ugly of downtown Tacoma’s biking routes. This year is a biennial budget year, Tacoma is growing, parking is expensive, … Continue reading