Commuter Profiles

Carma Carpooling
2019 Orion S.
Jordan Blevins savings

Carma O.
Star Commuter - 2019

Traveling 30+ miles go by pretty quickly when you have a friend on your side. In addition to saving almost $3,000 a year, Carma has the privilege of carpooling to work with her close friend. 

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Orion S.
Star Commuter - 2019

Orion works at DaVita in downtown Tacoma and has been regularly biking and vanpooling to work since October 2018. He counts the many reasons why he prefers his current commute: He doesn't really like cars, gets to exercise and his commute saves time, is environmentally-friendly, has low costs and is flexible.

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Jordan B.
Star Commuter - 2019

Jordan has been taking a bus to Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom where he works for over a year now. Learn more about why Jordan's visual impairment doesn't stop him from getting around.

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Dane G.
Star Commuter - 2019

Dane joined Pierce Transit this September, works in the Tacoma Dome Bus Shop and usually takes the Express Bus from Olympia. Find out how Dane makes the most out of a 70-mile round-trip commute.

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Randy S.
Star Commuter - 2018

During his time at Tacoma Public Utilities, Randy served as an Employee Transportation Coordinator. Not only did he promote smart commute options to a large group of 1,350, he also helped manage a fleet of over 30 vanpools, and was a part of a vanpool himself. 

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new vanpool

Pierce Transit Vanpool Group
Star Commuters - 2018

There’s a new vanpool in town! A group of five hail from Puyallup and Graham each morning to combat traffic congestion; let’s find out what made them
reconsider their daily commute. The Dream Team consists of
Tracy K., Brenda L., Tunisa P., Brenda G., and Lonnie S.
 
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Archive

Wendi B.
Star Commuter - 2017



Wendi from the City of Tacoma rides Pierce Transit to and from work. Check out her story to inspire you to start smart commuting!

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Dennis H.
Star Commuter - 2015

  


Dennis has been riding his bicycle to work for about 10 years to his worksite in Puyallup (when the weather is nice, of course!)

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James S.
Star Commuter - 2015


James from Pierce Transit is no stranger to riding the bus to work. Since February, James has made an effort to use Route 48, which drops him off at the front doors of Pierce Transit
 
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Propel Vanpool Group
Star Commuter - 2015

 
Roxanne, Estrell, Christina, Brhea, MiShell, Beth and Julie from Propel Insurance sure know how to commute!
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Pamela H.
Bike Month Winner - 2015

 
Reference Associate Pamela H. received her first bike in the early '60s. On her route to the South Hill Library when the weather is fair, she has the chance to take in her surroundings and enjoy what is missed when she travels by car.
  
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Julie A.
Pierce County Resident - 2015

Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson has been riding the bus for years and more often than not takes it to work at the Pierce County Annex.

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