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Meet Stefan

I just love being on my bike. A quick cardio workout in the morning helps me feel more awake in class. Nothing beats the satisfaction of arriving at my destination under my own power when everyone else used big internal combustion engines. It is self-reliance. Continue reading

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Transit Benefit Works for Downtown Small Business

The Rainbow Center, a small downtown non-profit, started offering ORCA cards to their employees through the ORCA Passport Program in 2013. Since that time, their five employees have all had the opportunity to try transit and the majority use it on … Continue reading

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Meet Alana

Because I ride the bus, I haven’t needed to get a driver’s license, buy a car, or pay for auto insurance. Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Teri

I usually ride my bike, but I also like to take the bus or walk. I like to change up my commute all the time to keep it interesting! Continue reading

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Meet Max

I love the simplicity and efficiency of riding a bicycle. It’s an awesome tool for solving the last-mile problem that plagues many transit trips. The hills I encounter on my daily commute give just the right amount of exercise… Continue reading

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Meet Laura

Having low transportation costs helps buffer other expenses and helps my income go further. I notice a difference in energy when I walk or bike home. I feel more refreshed and ready to take on other things after work. Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Alecia

I was nervous to start riding the bus because I didn’t really know where I was going…don’t be afraid to ask questions. Most people are more than willing to help you out. You will get the hang of it, and eventually be the one to help others. Continue reading

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“I [Bus] Tacoma” Selfie campaign

Get an “I [Bus] Tacoma” button at a Try Transit Month event, wear it proudly, take a selfie, and you could win $100 gift card! To be eligible for the prize drawing, each photo must include the participant (18 years … Continue reading

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Meet Tricia & Hannah

The fresh air gives me a boost of energy to begin a productive work day. Continue reading

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Meet Jordan

If he can’t ride his bike, Jordan will happily take the bus where ever he needs to go. As he is a student who also works in the downtown area, you will see most likely see Jordan with a smile on his face – riding his bike and saving his money for college in the fall. Continue reading

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