Commuter Profiles

Isabelle O.
Monica S. - Wheel Options 2019 Carpool
Diana M
Lora B

Isabelle O.

Isabelle, one of our Wheel Options winner this past November, is a student at UW Tacoma (UWT) and works as a babysitter. Thanks to UWT’s fully-subsidized bus pass, Isabelle is able to ditch the car to get to her clients.


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Monica S.

Monica and her husband save time and money carpooling to work, and go on spontaneous dates. What a cute couple! 


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Diana M.
Star Commuter 2019

Diana is saving big during her commute from Puyallup to Tacoma, which includes a Lyft ride, the Sounder Train and Link Light Rail.

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Lora B.
Star Commuter 2019

Lora joined a vanpool recently, commuting from Kent to Tacoma. She saves money, comes to work stress-free and even arrives at work quicker!

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Jacqueline K. biking
Carma Carpooling
2019 Orion S.
Jordan Blevins savings

Jacqueline K.
Star Commuter - 2019

Jacqueline has been biking to work every day for 13 years. In addition to the rewards she has earned through Pierce Trips, once she was offered a fresh cup of coffee from a stranger at a traffic light as a thank you!

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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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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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