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Posted on: July 21, 2022

July '22 Pierce Trips News

Pierce Trips News


WEC Employee Section

Get Ready for the Walk Everywhere Challenge

The Pierce Trips Walk Everywhere Challenge encourages people to replace car trips with walk trips during the month of August. Can you walk or roll to frequented destinations such as work, the park, grocery store, or more? In Tacoma, consider combining your walk trip with transit, or Razor scooters or Pierce Transit Runner.

Just walk an average of one day a week or more and log your walk trips on the Pierce Trips Calendar at for a chance to win one of these great prizes:

  • Three $50 gift cards
  • Five $20 gift cards
  • 25 $10 gift cards
Looking for additional ways to win? Share your walk photo on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #WalkEverywhere and tag @PierceTrips to enter a $5 gift code drawing.

PC Trails Day 2022

Pierce County Trails Day, July 30

ForeverGreen Trails is pleased to announce the 6th annual Pierce County Trails Day on Saturday, July 30, a countywide celebration of outdoor active recreation, mobility, and stewardship focused on trails of all types.

With the goal of helping people more easily access Trails Day events, Pierce Transit services will be fare-free on July 30.

Pierce Trips is hosting a photo contest for those who take the bus to access recreation in Pierce County. Share a photo on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtags #transit2trails, #trailsday and @Pierce Trips to be entered in a prize drawing. The photo contest ends August 15.

Learn more and find an activity near you.




Help Us Name Our Rideshare Campaign, Enter a Prize Drawing

Pierce Trips is hosting a rideshare campaign this October, which will encourage folks to take carpool, vanpool, or transit trips. Vote for or suggest a name below and enter to win a prize drawing! Winners will be notified August 5.

Vote for or suggest a campaign name here!




Downtown On the Go Scavenger Hunt Returns, August 4-11

If you love healthy competition, the chance to win cool prizes, and exploring downtown Tacoma, the Walk Tacoma Scavenger Hunt is for you! This free challenge will send you on a journey through downtown Tacoma to decode clues, complete activities, and visit locations by walking, rolling or riding transit. You can participate in the Scavenger Hunt over the span of a week or pack the fun into one evening on August 11.

Learn more and register here.



Star Commuter

Our Next Star Commuter from the Steilacoom Library

The joy of riding a bicycle overpowers Cortney's desire to drive to work. With a scenic commute like hers, who could say no to bicycling? 

Find out what keeps her going.


Nationwide Commuter Transportation Survey

The Association for Commuter Transportation seeks your feedback to learn more about the modes of travel you’re aware of and what motivates your travel mode choice. Please take 5 minutes to complete the following survey for a chance to win one of four $25 Amazon gift cards. Survey closes July 31.

Take the survey here! 

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