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2021 Walk Tacoma Kick-off

The 2021 Walk Tacoma series will kick off on April 7, with the launch of the year’s first virtual walking tour (coming soon!), and an opportunity to receive a special Walk Tacoma gift bag. We have reached the maximum number of … Continue reading

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Friday Forum: Breaking the Urban Bubble

Racism in Transportation Policy Breaking the Urban Bubble: Race & Transportation Policy in Pierce County and Tacoma Friday, March 26, 2021 Noon – 1 p.m. (online) How do infrastructure ideas become reality? How do problems like faulty sidewalks and inadequate … Continue reading

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Ride the Bus with Hilltop Action Coalition and Tacoma Housing Authority

Join the virtual Ride the Bus event on March 11, 2021 from 3 – 4 p.m. to discuss housing and transit developments in Hilltop, and how they are affecting local residents. Downtown On the Go is looking forward to chatting … Continue reading

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Parkland Walking Audit

Tono Sablan, lifelong Parkland resident and Step It Up Community Ambassador engaged community members in a walkability study in Parkland, including a community-wide survey and two walking audits.  Continue reading

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Friday Forum: Can Street Safety be Anti-Racist? (And How?)

Racism in Transportation Policy Can Street Safety be Anti-Racist? (And How?) Friday, February 26, 2021 Noon – 1 p.m. (online) Register here! Once your registration is complete, you will receive an email confirmation with more event details. Who feels safe … Continue reading

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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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