Getting Everyone on the Same Street


Discuss transportation issues and opportunities at Downtown on the Go’s (DOTG)  Forum this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at UW Tacoma (Joy 215).

Panelists Fred Young (Alta Planning), Diane Wiatr (City of Tacoma Active Transportation Coordinator) and Lisa Quinn (Feet First Executive Director) explore the options to ensure that cars, bike, buses and pedestrians can coexist on the streets of Tacoma.

The presenters are not only locally renowned, but they bring their knowledge from working around the country and will talk about the challenges in installing complete streets. The presenters will also discuss the importance of everyone being able to use the streets.

The event is free and open to the public. Audience members will be able to ask questions to the panel. UWT is accessible by Pierce Transit routes 1, 41, 53, 400, 500, and 501 and Tacoma Link. On-street bike parking is available. For details and to RSVP visit the Facebook event.

Downtown On the Go’s Friday Forums are a chance to learn about transportation issues and opportunities in Tacoma, discuss real challenges facing downtown commuters and residents and hear about new ideas in the transportation world. Downtown On the Go works with Transportation Choices Coalition to gather a variety of talented panelists to present at each forum.

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