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Celebrate “Walk Tacoma Day” on the Architecture Walk

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Help celebrate “Walk Tacoma Day” by joining architect and City of Tacoma Deputy Mayor, David Boe, for the Walk Tacoma Architecture Walk on June 17, 2015.  Due to the popularity of the event, Downtown On the Go will be offering … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma Public Art Walk


Enjoy a free, guided Public Art Walk in downtown Tacoma on Wednesday, June 3 from Noon- 1 p.m.  The 1.5 mile walk, sponsored by Spaceworks Tacoma, will be led by Public Art Specialist Rebecca Solverson with the City of Tacoma. … Continue reading

Historical Military Walking Tour in Downtown

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In anticipation of Memorial Day, learn about Tacoma’s historical connection to the military.  Tour the Tacoma Armory, learn about the Spanish Canon in Wright Park, walk along a historic military parade route, and discover Tacoma’s connection to the Star-Spangled Banner … Continue reading

It’s Bike Month!


Bike Month is a national celebration and in Tacoma-Pierce County, bicycle-related activities and events are planned for people of all ages and skill levels. In downtown we’ll be celebrating with commuter stations, bike trains, Bike to Market Day and the … Continue reading

Free Walk Event Celebrates Tacoma’s Waterfront

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Enjoy a free, guided walk along Tacoma’s Waterfront on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from noon – 1 p.m. The Walk Tacoma Waterfront Walk, sponsored by Commencement Bank, is a 1.7-mile lunchtime walk, led by Joseph Govednik, Curator of Collections with … Continue reading

A Taste of Tacoma’s Brewery District

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Learn about Tacoma’s historic Brewery District and walk along the Prairie Line Trial, Wednesday, April 15 from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.  The 1.5 mile walk, sponsored by KPG Inc, will start at the base of the UWT stairs at S. … Continue reading

We’re hiring: Summer Events Intern

Calling all event planners and transportation enthusiasts, self-starters, communications majors, planners-in-training, and those interested in learning more about the wonderful world of transportation demand management! Join our team for a busy, fun summer of outreach events, all focused on promoting … Continue reading

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