Category Archives: Engage

Friday Forums 2022: Growing a Green Future: Land Use & Sustainability

From tree coverage & housing density to walkability & transit access, city design can make sustainable choices the easier option – or make them downright impossible. Join us as we explore how our land use policies and design choices inform … Continue reading

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Help shape DOTG’s advocacy work!

Your mobility matters, no matter how you get around. Help shape Downtown On the Go’s advocacy priorities for 2022 and beyond by answering these short surveys about walking (and rolling), biking, and using transit in Tacoma. Bike Survey Walk Survey … Continue reading

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Friday Forums 2022: It Takes Two: Housing & Transportation

Housing and transportation are inextricably linked; dense housing needs connected and frequent transit to succeed while transit needs demand to fuel expansion. Learn more about this intersection while we explore the question: how can we plan future development and transit … Continue reading

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Friday Forums 2022: What’s Zoning, Anyway? A Land Use Primer

What’s Zoning, Anyway?: A Land Use Primer MUC, UGC, & TOD… oh my! The world of planning is full of terminology that can feel unapproachable for everyday community members. Join us for a panel that will demystify the concepts like … Continue reading

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Tacoma City Council Candidate Interviews

We invited candidates for Tacoma City Council and Mayor to take transit and talk transportation with us. Access to transportation options directly influences access to opportunities like jobs, school, healthcare, and recreation. We asked candidates about barriers to mobility, exciting … Continue reading

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Annual Luncheon: Back to Business

Back to Business Luncheon – Pathways to Tacoma’s Equitable Recovery Thursday, Jun 24 | 12p – 1p Register Here As we are emerging from a year characterized for many by fewer commutes, and less movement overall, we have the opportunity to re-examine … Continue reading

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May Speak Up Training

Your voice matters! There are many opportunities to advocate for what you believe in around Pierce County. By engaging with local elected officials, you can help change Tacoma for the better. Join Downtown On the Go for a Speak Up … 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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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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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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