Category Archives: Engage

Speak Up for Biking at Tacoma City Council

On Tuesday May 2nd, Tacoma City Council will be declaring May as Bike Month in Tacoma. This is a great opportunity to give public comment on the importance of investing in safe infrastructure for cyclists throughout Tacoma. A safe and connected … Continue reading

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Friday Forums 2023 – Talk Tacoma Happy Hour

Interested in transportation, housing, and sustainability? Want to continue the conversations from this year’s Friday Forums? Join Downtown On the Go (DOTG) and Empowering People in Communities (EPIC) on Thursday April 13th for a happy hour to get to know … Continue reading

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Friday Forums 2023 – More Than the Tailpipe: Climate Resilience & Mobility

More Than the Tailpipe: Climate Resilience & Mobility As extreme weather events become more common in the South Sound, we’re faced with a serious question: How do we build a climate resilient Tacoma? Register below and join us for a … Continue reading

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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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