Getting Around Tacoma Without a Car with Kristina Walker 005

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Show Notes

Bike lanes, bike boulevards, buses, and light rail! Today we're talking with Kristina Walker, Executive Director at Downtown on the Go! Downtown on the Go! is a local nonprofit that's purpose is to be the transportation advocate for anyone whose daily life is downtown. Kristina and her family live in Central Tacoma near 6th Ave and have one car.

Today Kristina talks with us about how she started riding her bike to work, (and how her husband commutes to Bonney Lake on his bike!) as well as tricks and tips for getting around Tacoma without a car.

Show Notes:

Downtown on the Go!

Live Downtown Program 

Velofemmes - Tacoma women having fun riding bikes

Hiking & Biking Trails in Tacoma

Scott Pierson Trail from Hilltop to Gig Harbor

Tacoma Link Light Rail

Tacoma Link Light Rail (Future expansion)

Bike shops:

Old Town Bicycles

Bike Tech

Tacoma Bike

Defiance Bike

2nd Cycle - Bike Coop