Category Archives: Engage

Friday Forums 2023 – When a Sidewalk Isn’t Enough: Vision Zero in Tacoma & Pierce County

When a Sidewalk Isn’t Enough: Vision Zero in Tacoma & Pierce County Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, traffic deaths have been on a steady rise. The City of Tacoma is committed to reaching a Vision Zero goal of … Continue reading

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Friday Forums 2023 – Who Are We Building For?: Housing & Access in Tacoma

Who Are We Building For?: Housing & Access in Tacoma As Tacoma grows and changes, what would you like to see in the City of Destiny? Housing and transportation are deeply interconnected and our policies on both influence who can … Continue reading

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Speak Up for Mobility at City Council!

It’s budget season at the City of Tacoma, and City Council needs to hear from YOU about why funding walking, rolling, and biking is critical. The active transportation budget in the draft biennial budget is small, and does not include … Continue reading

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Park(ing) Day 2022

The goal of Park(ing) Day is the same as it has been for 17 years: to call attention to the need for more urban open space, generate discussion and debate around how public space is utilized, and to improve the … Continue reading

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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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