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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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

January 05, 2024 – Photo of the Week #01

Dear DOTG Community, It is with heavy hearts that we share news of two tragic incidents just days apart. On December 30, A 47-year old woman was hit and killed by a suspected DUI Driver, along SR-7 near 208th St. … Continue reading

Friday Forums 2024 – Strong Communities, Healthy Communities

Strong Communities, Healthy Communities What makes a strong community? What about a healthy community? And what the heck is a Blue Zone? Communities are influenced by the built environment around them, with things like road design and access to green … Continue reading

Tacoma Light Trail Bike Ride & Decoration

Light up your bike and ride to see the sights! Celebrate the light and the new year with a free, family friendly bike ride on Thursday January 4th, 2024, meeting at the plaza at 1201 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma WA 98402. … Continue reading

Picture of the Week #48 – Ride the T-Link and Shop Local at Downtown Tacoma’s Haul Crawl!

Support local businesses this year and join the festivities at Downtown Tacoma’s celebrated, annual Haul Crawl from Nov 28 – Dec 9. With T-Link now taking you from St. Joseph Medical Center, through the Stadium District and Theater District, to … Continue reading

Bike Carnival!

On Saturday November 4th, DOTG will be joining Tacoma Arts Live and 2nd Cycle for a bike carnival at the Armory! We will be providing free helmets and fittings for the whole family, as well as bike lights to get … Continue reading

Tacoma City Council Candidate Interviews 2023

We invited candidates for Tacoma City Council 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 projects in … Continue reading