In 2014 – 2017 the third Wednesday in June was proclaimed by the City of Tacoma Mayor as Walk Tacoma Day.  Since 2018, the month of June has been proclaimed Walk Tacoma Month.

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Walk Tacoma: Tacoma Youth Symphony and Friends Walking Tour!

Join us July 10, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for our upcoming walking tour in partnership with the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association (TYSA). This event has become a beloved tradition, celebrated for its vibrant showcase of the performing and musical … Continue reading

Transit Trivia

June is “Ride Transit Month” in Washington! Celebrate with Pierce Transit, Ride Together Pierce, and Downtown On the Go at our third annual in-person trivia event. Individuals or teams (up to 6 players) will answer transit related questions featuring historical … Continue reading

Bike Month 2024!

May is Bike Month! We’re celebrating all things cycling all month long. You can find more Bike Month events from our partners at Downtown On the Go Bike Month Events – more info to come Bike to Work Day … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma 2024: Immigrant History Walk

Join us for a walk on May 15th, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., covering Old Town and Immigrant History! This is a wider immigration-themed tour, including an overlook of Chinese Reconciliation Park, led along N 30th street, which includes stops … Continue reading

Walk Tacoma 2024: Behind-the-Scenes Theater Tour

Walk Tacoma is back for 2024! Join us for the kick off on April 17th, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., providing a behind-the-scenes look at Tacoma’s local theaters. This walk will focus on the structural elements of theater production that … Continue reading

Downtown On the Go – Call for Walk Tacoma Volunteers!

Dear Downtown On the Go Volunteers, We’ve got some awesome walks planned for 2024 as we gear up to celebrate 15 years of Walk Tacoma! So let’s shake off those wintertime blues, shed those big winter jackets, and get ready … Continue reading

Friday Forums 2024 – Following the Numbers: Affordable Housing & Density

Tacoma is experiencing a housing crisis and an identity crisis as it grapples with the increasing need for affordable housing and greater density. How do we know what and where to build, and how do we measure the impacts – … Continue reading

Vote for Prop 1 by February 13th, 2024 – Your Support Matters!

February 9, 2024 – Photo of the Week #06 “Yes on Prop. 1” represents a significant investment in our children’s future, enabling the renewal and replacement of 11 neighborhood schools. This initiative prioritizes quality food nutrition, technology upgrades, and expanded classroom learning … Continue reading

Friday Forums 2024 – New Kids On the Bus: Youth Mobility in Tacoma

With more young people choosing to opt out of driving, it’s important that we understand the needs and wants of youth as they navigate our city. Join us for a panel exploring how youth get around Tacoma, why they make … Continue reading

Commemorating MLK Day: Advancing Transit Equity for a Connected Tacoma

January 12, 2024 – Photo of the Week #02 Dear DOTG Community, On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Downtown On the Go would like to acknowledge the negative impact that systemic racism and inequalities has created in various sectors of our community, particularly in Tacoma’s … Continue reading