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

Celebrate 10 Years of Walk Tacoma

Put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore downtown Tacoma on foot through Downtown On the Go’s Walk Tacoma series. This year the series will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary with favorite walk events from the past nine … Continue reading

Good Design & Public Space

Join us on March 22, from noon – 1 p.m. at the Pantages Theater, as we investigate how beautiful public space betters a city, how art makes you feel safer on the sidewalk, and what murals mean for livability. Tanisha Jumper, … Continue reading

Ride the Bus with Rhubarb!

March 16, 2019 Noon – 2 p.m. Ride from 10th & Commerce to Cheney Stadium There are many exciting things coming to Cheney Stadium this year and the best way to get there is on the Pierce Transit Rte 2. … Continue reading

Traffic Equations and the Value of Moving People

Join us on Feb 22, from noon – 1 p.m. at the Pantages Theater as we breakdown the numbers on how we move people throughout Tacoma. We’ll be investigating the gaps in our transportation system and what pathways can lead … Continue reading

We’re Growing – and Hiring!

Downtown On the Go’s team is growing! Programs Manager (Feb. 15, 2019) We’re hiring a Programs Manager to lead new and existing programs and projects as we expand our reach. Programs include our Live Close to Work and Bike to … Continue reading

Tactical Urbanism to Tactical Stream Restoration

In December 2018, Downtown On the Go partnered with the City of Tacoma to activate Tollefson Plaza.  Part of this activation was adding greenery with Fir and Spruce trees from Watson’s Greenhouse. Trees and green space are important for public space … Continue reading

Keep Tacoma Moving!

Downtown On the Go is having a party at 7 Seas Brewing Co. on Feb. 7, 2019 and you are all invited! We are kicking off 2019 with loads of excitement and support. We’ll be dreaming up all the ways … Continue reading

History: Institutional Racism and Urban Planning

Race, ethnicity, gender, and income impact how people live and move through cities. Tacoma, like many places, has a racist and exclusionary past that influences transportation and land use policy for all. Learn about the ways history has shaped our … Continue reading

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