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Try Transit this October

PrintAre you transit curious? Want to take the bus but not sure where to start? Tired of watching trains whiz by while you sit in traffic? Maybe you just want to save money on gas and parking?

This October is your opportunity to try public transportation. Whether you’ve never ridden a bus or train or you just want to try a new route, Try Transit Month offers the resources, motivation, and incentives you need to take the plunge.

Already a Transit User? Become a Rider Recruiter!
Win $50 at IGA City Grocer or on your ORCA card when you recruit 3 friends to try transit 3 times each during October. Plus, your friends will enjoy prizes for riding 3 times! Contact dotg@tacomachamber.org for more information.

The Challenge
Try Transit Month runs from October 1 – 31, but you are welcome to register now to start recruiting people to the challenge or your team.

Visit luum.com/ref/trytransit

The more trips you log, and the more friends you recruit, the more chances you have win prizes!


Bus to the Zoo October 19 | 10:30 am – 2:30 p.m.
Bring the kids and meet other families on this trip to Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Meet at 10:30 by the playground in Wright Park to take the bus to the zoo together. ORCA card and zoo pass included! RSVP by Oct. 16 at dotg@tacomachamber.org.

Bus Crawl October 23 | 5 p.m.
Join us on a crawl to Tacoma hot spots by bus.  Meet at 11h & Pacific to hop on Route 28 together. ORCA card included!

Thanks for Riding Tent
October 28 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Tacoma Dome Station Bus Shop at 505 East 25th Street
October 30 | 7-9 a.m. | 10th/Commerce
Join Downtown On the Go for coffee and giveaways; our way of saying thanks for riding!

ORCA To-Go Traveling Van
Take care of all your ORCA needs when ORCA To-Go comes to your neighborhood or business. Staff will provide one-on-one personal service so you’re ready to ride transit.

Try The Bus!
Groups of 3 or more can choose a destination to ride with an expert host and receive a free bus pass. Just contact Downtown On the Go at dotg@tacomachamber.org!

October is Wheel Options month, too! Your chance to win a trip to Hawaii when you log your trips at Piercetrips.com as well!


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