Let's identify what public transportation and travel mode options in Tacoma and surrounding areas are available to you. Many cities across Pierce County, from Gig Harbor to Downtown Tacoma to Lakewood, offer accessible transportation services every day of the week.
Learn how to ride a bus for work or play, plan your trips, make connections, and get access to free or reduced fares! You will be a confident bus-riding expert in no time.
Plus we answer your most pressing questions about getting around Pierce County by bus!
Traveling on foot is a great way to get your steps in while immersing yourself in the beautiful outdoors of Washington State’s unmatched nature scenery. Walking is also a beautiful way to learn about your community, meet neighbors, get exercise and start or end your day on a positive note!
The right mode of transportation for you will depend on your personal preferences, budget and daily routine. Consider factors such as the distance and frequency of your trips, the availability and expense of parking, and the cost of transportation when making your decision.
Unsure which option is right for you? Go here to help you choose a commute trip or non-work trip that’s just right for you.
Did you know your employer can help arrange and even pay for your commute to work through a transportation program? Check to see if your employer has one in place. If not, Ride Together Pierce can help your employer develop a customized transportation program offering plans for teleworking, bus services, Sound transit, biking, vanpooling, and/or carpooling.
What is the rhythm of your day? For most of us it’s: wake up, work/school, come home, rinse and repeat. It’s nice to have pattern breaks that shake things up and reinvigorate our minds and bodies. Our monthly challenges do that and so much more.
Think Bike Month-style challenges that get you excited to try a new, sustainable mode of getting around town. Some of our most popular community challenges have been our biking and walking challenges! Plus, we give out awesome incentives where you have the opportunity to select your own prizes (Starbucks gift cards anyone?) and have even thrown a pizza party or two.
So, who are these challenges for? Everyone in Pierce County! Whether you live on Broadway in T-town, University Place, Sumner, or Steilacoom — all are welcome.