Commuter Profiles

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Meet 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

Meet Anna

Anna runs The Parlor Salon downtown.

Anna works downtown and she would recommend downtown living to everyone. Tacoma has a lot to offer! Continue reading

Meet Richard

Meet Richard

Richard saves money and connects with his community by walking to work. Continue reading

Meet Kathy

Kathy lives downtown and loves her walking commute through the UW Tacoma Campus.

Kathy lives and works downtown. She loves walking to work through the UW Tacoma Campus. Continue reading

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