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Walk Tacoma 2015 Series Kick-Off

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Celebrate National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 1 at noon, with Downtown On the Go and the American Heart Association, in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma. This event will kick-off the 2015 Walk Tacoma series sponsored by CHI Franciscan Health. Participants will … Continue reading

A Great Year Ahead: A Message from our Board President


This is a great year to be in downtown Tacoma and I’m thrilled to be stepping in as the next President of the Board of Directors at Downtown On the Go. Following in Jonah Jensen’s footsteps will be no small … Continue reading

2015: The Year of the Bike


As the number of cyclists in town has gradually increased, Downtown On the Go is excited to finally announce: 2015 is the Year of the Bike in Tacoma. Following Mayor Strickland’s formal proclamation on Feb. 10, we  kicked off the Year of … Continue reading

Bicycle Documentary “AfterMass” Screens at The Grand Cinema


Downtown On the Go will kick-off the Year of the Bike at The Grand Cinema at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, with a free screening of AfterMass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, a documentary by Joe Biel, Jeff … Continue reading

Job Openings: Active Transportation Coordinator and Community Organizer

>>>UPDATED 1/23/2015 Downtown On the Go is working with the Puyallup River Watershed Initiative‘s Active Transportation Community of Interest to promote active transportation in the Pierce County area. The initiative seeks to strengthen the resilience of the Puyallup Watershed in partnership with … Continue reading

Enjoy Downtown this Holiday Season


There is a lot happening in downtown Tacoma this holiday season, and many ways to get there.  Leave your car home and enjoy these events with a walk or bike ride. Or try riding transit – 18 local Pierce Transit bus routes serve downtown, and … Continue reading

Transportation Things We’re Thankful for

It’s not quite time for a year-end wrap up, but we thought the Thanksgiving season was the perfect time to share all of the completed and in-progress projects that we are excited about and grateful to see happening in our area. … Continue reading

Get your 2015 DOTG Calendars now!


2015 is just around the corner and your gift giving can start here with a beautiful calendar featuring downtown commuters “on the go!” All proceeds support our programs to promote biking, walking, transit and rideshare in downtown Tacoma. Calendars are … Continue reading

Winter Downtown Resident Meet-Up


Join Downtown On the Go at Tollefson Plaza for an evening of festive cheer on Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014 from 5 – 9 p.m. This is a great opportunity to meet other downtown residents and enjoy some of the special holiday … Continue reading

Try Transit this October

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October is Try Transit Month – 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 get … Continue reading