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Friday Forums 2022: It Takes Two: Housing & Transportation

Graphic with the details of the second friday forum

Housing and transportation are inextricably linked; dense housing needs connected and frequent transit to succeed while transit needs demand to fuel expansion. Learn more about this intersection while we explore the question: how can we plan future development and transit … Continue reading

Friday Forums 2022: What’s Zoning, Anyway? A Land Use Primer

What’s Zoning, Anyway?: A Land Use Primer MUC, UGC, & TOD… oh my! The world of planning is full of terminology that can feel unapproachable for everyday community members. Join us for a panel that will demystify the concepts like … Continue reading

Tacoma Light Trail: Bike Decoration and Ride

Light your bike and ride to see the sights! Celebrate the light and the new year with a free, family friendly bike ride!  Just prior to the ride, we’ll get together to light up and decorate our bikes and ride … Continue reading

Hilltop’s Black-owned Business Tour

Learn about the history of some of Hilltop’s Black-owned businesses that have storied histories and an immeasurable impact on the community and its members. Hear from the business owners themselves about the history of their organizations, their experience in the … Continue reading

Ride the Bus with Pierce Transit CEO Mike Griffus

Join the virtual Ride the Bus event on Nov. 3, 2021 from 3 – 4 p.m. to discuss transit in Pierce County, planning and development, and riding the bus. Downtown On the Go is looking forward to chatting with Mike … Continue reading

Tacoma City Council Candidate Interviews

We invited candidates for Tacoma City Council and Mayor to take transit and talk transportation with us. Access to transportation options directly influences access to opportunities like jobs, school, healthcare, and recreation. We asked candidates about barriers to mobility, exciting … Continue reading

Light Up Your Ride

The air is crisp, and the sky is grey – that means that Light Up Your Ride is right around the corner! November 7 marks the end of daylight-saving time, which means shorter days and darker commutes by bike. But … Continue reading

Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Update

Check out the latest updates about the Tacoma to Puyallup Trail Alignment at this PDF!

Park(ing) Day 2021: Livestreaming Conversations

Park(ing) Day is an international activism project where people around the world repurpose parking spaces into tiny parklets. On September 17, tune in to Downtown On the Go’s (DOTG) Facebook page to listen to us discussing transit related topics with … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma: Scavenger Hunt 2021

Curious about Downtown Tacoma? Want to get outside and celebrate summer? Then DOTG has the event for you! Starting out virtually on August 5, the free challenge will send you on a journey through downtown to decode clues, do activities, … Continue reading