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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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What is Step it Up Pierce County?

Step It Up One-pager 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. Goal One: Partnership Development … Continue reading

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Bike Month 2020 Photo Contest

On May 15th, in place of Bike to Work Day, we are kicking off a Bike Month Photo Contest, ending on May 31st. We’ve picked 8 things that make Tacoma more bikeable. Discover these spots and learn what kind of … Continue reading

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Friday Forum Wrap Up: Reflecting On Livable Cities in a Pandemic

On May 4th, we wrapped up our discussion on how Tacoma approaches the future of becoming a more livable city for people of all ages. Due to the Coronavirus, our originally scheduled in-person forum on March 20, 2020, was cancelled. … Continue reading

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