Why do you bike to work?

“To prove I can bike all the way to work! Health, fitness, meeting other cyclists, and supporting active transportation in general.” – Tacoma bike commuter

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Walking

Walk Tacoma 2020

Free 1 – 2 mile walks led by local experts. Pre-register online or join us at the start to sign in! Each walk features a children’s activity provided by the Children’s Museum of Tacoma and American Sign Language interpretation.

Due to COVID-19, our summer walks will be virtual. The tours will be located on the free GeoTourist app.  Tacoma’s Musical History Walk is now available. 

June – Tacoma’s Musical History Walk (Virtual)
Using the free GeoTourist app

Start at 9th & Pacific Ave. (1.3 mile tour)
Guide:  Kim Davenport

Sponsor:  Fehr & Peers

July / Aug – Puyallup Tribe Walk (Virtual)                                                                   

Sponsors:  KPG and Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation COI

August 5 – 12 Scavenger Hunt (Virtual)     

Register here!                                                            

Sponsors: Pierce Transit, Commencement Bank, Xfinity, Downtown Tacoma Partnership, and Spaceworks Tacoma

Sept. 2 – The History Behind the Names Walk 
12 – 1 p.m.
Wright Park by the Lion Sculptures
Guides:  Melissa McGinnis, Connie Terry, Karen Pickett, and Megan Sukys

Partner:  American Heart Association

Oct. 7 – Stronger and Better Together Walk
5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
People’s Park
Guide:  T’wina Nobles
Social: Hilltop Regional Health Center Community Room

Sponsors:  Community Health Care and Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation COI

 

Series Sponsor & Partner:

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Walking Wednesdays

What are Walking Wednesdays?
Walking Wednesdays promote walking for transportation, health, and community well-being. They can be whatever you want them to be!

Who can participate?
Businesses, organizations, schools, clubs, individuals

What do I do?
The possibilities are endless! Here are a few ideas. Whatever you do, feel free to download and use the Walking Wednesday logo and connect via social media (#walkingwednesday).

  • Promote and attend a Downtown On the Go Walk Tacoma event (1st Wednesday of the month April – Sept)
  • Host a walk at work at lunchtime
  • Hold a walking meeting on Wednesday
  • Identify a meeting point for a group walk to (or from) work
  • Provide an incentive for walking to work
  • Add a walking article to your employee newsletter or bulletin board

Why Wednesdays?
We thought it had a nice ring! And we know we’re not the first to use it but we’re hoping you’ll help us spread the word and expand the effort.

Additional Walking Resources

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