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Community Commitment for Safe Youth

Due to COVID-19, Tacoma is facing a projected loss of approximately 4,000 summer program slots that provide safe and supportive spaces for many of Tacoma’s Black and Brown youth. That’s why Downtown On the Go’s board and staff have joined … Continue reading

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2020 Scavenger Hunt

If you love healthy competition, the chance to win cool prizes, and exploring downtown Tacoma, the Walk Tacoma Scavenger Hunt is for you! Taking place virtually August 5 – 12, the free challenge will send you on a journey through downtown … Continue reading

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No Helmet Requirements in Tacoma beginning July 20

On July 7, 2020 Tacoma City C0uncil voted to get rid of the helmet law and updated other mobility code to be more equitable and reflect current best practices. The code updates allow scooters to use bike lanes and decriminalize … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Emily

I live a short distance from downtown and other surrounding neighborhoods, so I can always easily walk to where I need to go. Even though it takes a bit longer, walking or biking allows me to become more familiar with my neighborhood, and I always feel great afterwards! Continue reading

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Use of Parks during a Pandemic with Rubén Casas

Rubén Casas of the University of Washington Tacoma discusses how parks are used and by whom during the COIVD-19 Pandemic. “Music: www.bensound.com” or “Royalty Free Music from Bensound”

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Reclaiming Streets with Rubén Casas

Rubén Casas of the University of Washington Tacoma discusses who streets are designed for and some of the contradictions arising during the COIVD-19 Pandemic and protests demanding accountability for the murder of black people by police and other injustices. “Music: … Continue reading

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Transit Use after a Pandemic with Rubén Casas

Rubén Casas of the University of Washington Tacoma discusses what transit use will look like after the COVID-19 Pandemic. “Music: www.bensound.com” or “Royalty Free Music from Bensound”

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COVID-19 and Public Space with Rubén Casas

Check out more of our Moving Forward Series here! Rubén Casas of the University of Washington Tacoma discusses the long-term impacts of Tacoma’s reluctance to rethink public space. “Music: www.bensound.com” or “Royalty Free Music from Bensound”

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Thank you Transit Drivers!

We love the transit operators in Tacoma and Pierce County! We miss seeing them and cannot wait to ride the bus safely again.  

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Injustice in Our Streets

This week, there was a continuation of murder and violence against black people in the United States. These events highlighted the ways that racism is baked into our systems. We invite you to join the conversation starting with this article from Transportation Advocate and … Continue reading

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