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Walk Tacoma: Puyallup Tribe Walk in Downtown Tacoma

Take a virtual guided tour through downtown Tacoma and hear how the Puyallup Tribe has interacted with the land and the city throughout the generations​, led by Charlotte Basch, the Historic Education Coordinator for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. The … Continue reading

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Park(ing) Day 2020

Due to COVID-19, our typical Park(ing) Day event is not possible but we have the same goal: To call attention to the need for more urban open space, generate discussion and debate around how public space is utilized, and to … Continue reading

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Pedal with Politicians 2020

Over the month of September, your Tacoma City Council Members and other local politicians will be biking around Tacoma to get up close and personal with the existing (and missing) bike and trail network in downtown Tacoma. The event will … Continue reading

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DOTG’s Community Impact Report

We are excited to share our 2020 Impact Report, which highlights the work our team has done over the past 18 months and how DOTG has grown in ten years. We are proud to have improved community spaces, created opportunities … Continue reading

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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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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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