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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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Moving Forward with Downtown On the Go

Programming is moving online – but transportation and urban planning changes are still very much happening. We are having conversations with leaders and experts throughout Tacoma to talk about public space, transportation, transit, and how we can recover from the … Continue reading

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Walk Tacoma Musical History Walk

June is Walk Tacoma Month, and to celebrate, Downtown On the Go is offering virtual programs to keep you walking.  Don’t miss out on the June Walk Tacoma event, Tacoma’s Musical History Walk, sponsored by Fehr & Peers.  It is … Continue reading

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Step It Up Walk Challenge

What is step it up: Step It Up is a collaboration among local organizations, community leaders, and advocates to make Pierce County more walkable. This initiative is centered around equity and building trusting relationships with underserved populations. Why walkability is … Continue reading

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Walkability Report Card

Step It Up Pierce County created a report card that gives a snapshot of the state of walkability in Pierce County. The grading is based, in part, on work done by the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, who promotes physical … Continue reading

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