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Pierce Transit

Pierce Transit offers a number of ways to commute and get around Tacoma. You can find the all of the bus schedules and fares as well as information on vanpooling.


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Sound Transit

How far is your commute? Sound Transit provides options for all of your commutes outside of Tacoma. Check the routes for the ST Express buses to Seattle, the Sounder commuter train that runs from Lakewood to Seattle, and the Link in Tacoma and the Link in Seattle to see if you can commute easier. Remember you can bring your bike along on all of these options.


Downtown: On the Go!Downtown: On the Go!

Downtown: On the Go! (DOTG) is the transportation advocate for Downtown Tacoma. DOTG offers services, resources, and programs specific to Downtown commuters, businesses, and residents.


DOTG also helps Real Tacomans get to know the best ways to get around. Whether it’s by foot, pedal, or bus, a Real Tacoman can get there easily and on time. Find your new favorite way to get around today!


More Transportation Options! 

Pierce Trips is a countywide one-stop center for commute options in Pierce County. Track your trips on the Trip Calendar to participate in campaigns like Relax Rewards, Wheel Options and the Bike to Work Commuter Challenge.


Car sharing is an alternative to car ownership. As a member, you have access to a fleet of vehicles throughout the nation. Members reserve the cars and pay an hourly rate for use. Zip Car Launch imageCompanies can also purchase memberships for their employees and use these cars in lieu of a fleet.

The car sharing company Zipcar currently has several cars available throughout the city, including downtown at Pacific and 17th, as well as at the University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University. Contact Downtown on the Go for membership information.



Want real-time Pierce Transit bus arrival information? Visit One Bus Away.