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Meet DOTG’s new Executive Director

Join us in welcoming the new Executive Director for Downtown On the Go, Tracy Oster! DOTG’s Board conducted an extensive search for a new Executive Director, comprising many talented and qualified candidates across local, regional, and even national networks.  Ultimately, … Continue reading

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Tacoma to Puyallup Trail takes another important step forward

The Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Connection is an envisioned corridor between downtown Tacoma and downtown Puyallup for people walking & rolling that is physically separated from car traffic and safe for people of all ages and abilities. Continue reading

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Friday Forum: Where the Sidewalks End

What if crime prevention could be built into cities? As cities begin to explore this question, the results have not been favorable for Black and brown residents. Learn about how urban design meant to prevent crime instead reinforces systemic inequalities and racism, and how Tacoma is planning to avoid this. Continue reading

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Business Leadership Academy graduation

Our Deputy Director Meagan Kula was one of the 2020 graduates of the Business Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber and Pacific Lutheran University.  The academy is an opportunity for current and emerging leaders to engage with the business community while developing leadership … Continue reading

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Our Silent Auction is Now Live!

In addition to our November 13 Annual Luncheon event, we encourage you to support Downtown On the Go through our silent auction, which is now live! Items include original Sean Alexander artwork, a Northwest Trek Wildlife Park keeper adventure tour, restaurant gift … Continue reading

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Ride the Bus with Steven Higashide

Join the Ride the Bus virtual event at 3:00 p.m. on November 18, 2020 to discuss transit equity, access, and equality. Downtown On the Go is looking forward to chatting with Steven Higashide, an urban planner, transportation researcher, and author … Continue reading

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Pierce County Council Candidates Talk Transportation

We asked the Pierce County Council candidates to talk transportation in Pierce County. This year, there are four Pierce County Council positions up for grabs. Decisions made at the county level can have a huge impact on what happens in … Continue reading

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New ways to Speak Up at Tacoma City Council

Not sure how to connect with Tacoma City Council virtually? We’ve got you covered. Join us for a virtual Speak Up training on Oct. 29. Learn how to give comment to Tacoma City Council even during COVID through three virtual … Continue reading

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Pedal with Politicians video blog series is now available!

Over the last several weeks, some of your Tacoma City Council Members biked around Tacoma to get up close and personal with the existing (and missing) bike and trail networks in Tacoma. Since we can’t gather in person for a … Continue reading

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Annual Luncheon

Downtown On the Go Annual Luncheon | November 13, 2020 (12 – 1 p.m.) Register now! Creating Connections for the Future  Our transportation system depends on us. Downtown On the Go has worked together with our community and leaders to make … Continue reading

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