“The best way to advocate for bicycle lanes and bike safety is by getting on our bikes and being visible. Bike to Work Day was a great reminder that there are many folks who also commute via bike.” – Tacoma bike commuter

Staff Commuter Profiles

Meet the Staff: Amber

Even though walking and using public transportation adds 15 minutes to my overall commute time, it is worth it! Leaving my car behind means my morning commute isn’t filled with the stress that comes from sitting in traffic and finding parking. Continue reading

Meet the Staff: Laura

Name: Laura Svancarek Occupation: CTR Coordinator Employer: Downtown On the Go Gets around by: Bus or Walk Where do you live and where do you work? I live on Sheridan near 15th, and work downtown on S. 11th and Pacific. How do you get … Continue reading

Meet the Staff: Jerrol

I had to sit down and review my expenses each week to see what I can improve on, which was not paying for parking. I treat myself by going out to dinner with my girlfriend or saving for future vacation trips with the money I saved each week. Continue reading

Meet the Staff: Meagan

We’re a one-car family, so we know we save thousands of dollars every year by not having a second car. I take the bus and my husband bikes to work, so often our car stays at home. Continue reading

Meet the Staff: Hally

Make your commute multimodal. If you can walk, bike, or bus part of the way- go for it! Continue reading

Meet the Staff: Kristina

We’re a one-car family so we know we save somewhere around $9,000 a year by not having a second car. I feel better when I ride my bike and I see more of my community. And I get a lot done when I ride the bus! Continue reading