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Meet Alisa

Prior to moving downtown, I lived in University Place – easily a 20 minute drive each way plus 15 minutes every day finding parking and walking between my parked car and my office. Now, I only have the walk – less than 8 minutes between my work and home. 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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Prairie Line Trail Opens

On September 25, Tacoma celebrated the opening of the Prairie Line Trail through the heart of the UWT campus from South 17th Street to South 21st Street.  This is the first of three segments creating a 1 mile bicycle and … Continue reading

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Meet Jessica

… having such a short commute is great and the big PLUS is that I have so many options to get to work. Walk, bike, bus, drive… Continue reading

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Meet Peter and Christie

Living and working downtown has saved $430 dollars a month or $5,160 a year. Continue reading

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Meet Sebastian

I sometimes see the owner of a local coffee shop on my way home or one of gents at the local barber shop I use. It is nice to have that kind of interaction. Continue reading

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Meet Marylou

I only fill my gas tank about every two months and my car insurance is lower because I don’t drive to work. It is quicker for me to walk than to drive. Continue reading

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Meet Eric

Enjoyment, fresh air, 5 minutes of solitude from my busy house to work. Plus, I like to be as sustainable as I can. Continue reading

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Meet Jamie

Walk downtown Tacoma! There are so many hidden gems! Continue reading

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