Commuter Profiles

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Meet Nikki

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Name: Nikki Occupation: Intern, Intern Employer: City of Tacoma, Downtown On the Go Gets around by: Bike Where do you live and where do you work? I live in University Place, but I work as a liaison for the City of Tacoma’s Stadium In … Continue reading

Meet Diana

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The savings frees up my spending for other things like paint and art supplies–which I can’t get enough of! l guess you could say my first Spaceworks Tacoma mural is a green mural. About 85-90 percent of the materials used were transported either on foot, by bike or the Tacoma Link Light Rail. Continue reading

Meet Jake

Name: Jake Occupation: Claim Team Manager Employer: State Farm Lives: Thea’s Landing in downtown Tacoma Where do you live and where do you work? I live at Thea’s Landing off Dock Street. I work at State Farm, the 909 A Street … Continue reading

Meet Tricia & Hannah

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Tricia: Riding provides time to relax and think on my way to work.

Hannah: It feels so freeing to pedal my way and it clears my mind before arriving at the office. The fresh air gives me a boost of energy to begin a productive work day. Continue reading

Meet Joel

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Biking is pure fun for me and provides an opportunity to get a light workout on the way to or from work. I often take the long way home to allow for some extra exercise. Continue reading

Meet Christy

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Christy relaxes on her Sounder/Link commute; and the savings don’t hurt either! Continue reading

Meet Mike

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“When I get to ride my bike to work it is a glorious day,” says Mike. His advice to you? “Jump in. It is fun and you will figure it out. Sometimes I forget my dress shoes or socks – it happens.” Continue reading

Meet Karen & Dick

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Karen and Dick try out downtown living to downsize their space and their commutes Continue reading

Meet Jordan

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If he can’t ride his bike, Jordan will happily take the bus where ever he needs to go. As he is a student who also works in the downtown area, you will see most likely see Jordan with a smile on his face – riding his bike and saving his money for college in the fall. Continue reading

Meet Kate

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Kate is an expert in transportation choices – literally! She walks, pedals, rides transit, and car shares around the region in her work and has great ideas to help everyone get around and enjoy the ride. Continue reading