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Commuter Profiles

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Meet Joan

Meet Joan

The best part is being so close to the marinas and the waterway. I also enjoy being within walking distance to restaurants, museums, and work. Continue reading

Meet Alana

Meet Alana

Because I ride the bus, I haven’t needed to get a driver’s license, buy a car, or pay for auto insurance. Continue reading

Meet Teri

Teri's Commuter Profile

I usually ride my bike, but I also like to take the bus or walk. I like to change up my commute all the time to keep it interesting! Continue reading

Meet Max

Max Henkle

I love the simplicity and efficiency of riding a bicycle. It’s an awesome tool for solving the last-mile problem that plagues many transit trips. The hills I encounter on my daily commute give just the right amount of exercise… Continue reading

Meet Alisa

Alisa O'Hanlon

Prior to moving downtown, I lived in University Place – easily a 20 minute drive each way plus 15 minutes every day finding parking and walking between my parked car and my office. Now, I only have the walk – less than 8 minutes between my work and home. Continue reading

Meet Brian

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When I moved to Japan to work for a car tuning shop my perspective on driving shifted. Driving, parking, and even owning a vehicle costs more in Japan… Continue reading

Meet Cory

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I love riding my bike. There is really no better way to get around and see our city. It’s also a great way to wake up in the morning. I’ve even switched to decaf coffee since I don’t feel the need for caffeine any more. And, it means I can eat pretty much whatever I want and not worry about it. Continue reading

Meet Cindy


I love braving the elements and seeing the city from the perspective of a cyclist. I sometimes will go out of my way to catch glimpses of Mt Rainier or the Olympics. Continue reading

Meet Laura


Having low transportation costs helps buffer other expenses and helps my income go further. I notice a difference in energy when I walk or bike home. I feel more refreshed and ready to take on other things after work. Continue reading

Meet Alecia


I was nervous to start riding the bus because I didn’t really know where I was going…don’t be afraid to ask questions. Most people are more than willing to help you out. You will get the hang of it, and eventually be the one to help others. Continue reading