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Posted on: August 24, 2022

August '22 Pierce Trips News

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Free Youth Transit

Youth Ride Free Starting Sept. 1

All youth under 18 years of age ride for free on Pierce Transit, King County Metro, Sound Transit, Kitsap Transit and Community Transit. Young people ages 13 and older are encouraged to show their Youth ORCA card or current school student ID to ride.

Learn more.



Parking Day

Park(ing) Day Sept. 16

Park(ing) Day is a global, public project where people across the world temporarily repurpose street parking spaces into tiny parks, and places for art and play. In Tacoma, parking spaces along Pacific Ave. between S. 7th and S. 13th will be transformed by local organizations and individuals. Host or explore the parklets on Friday, Sept. 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and enjoy local food vendors and reimagine how we use public spaces.

Learn more.

 

 

Lakewood Family Resource Center Grand Opening

Say 'Hi' to Pierce Trips in Lakewood Sept. 17

Stop by and spin our prize wheel at the grand opening of the Lakewood Family Resource Center at 11150 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, Lakewood on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Free ORCA cards will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.




2022 WA Bike Walk Roll Summit

Cascade Bicycle Club's Bike, Walk, and Roll Summit

The 2022 Washington Bike, Walk, Roll Summit will take place virtually, Sept. 28-30 and in person in Spokane, WA on Oct. 3. This year the Summit theme is "Building Just and Resilient Communities." Virtual registration is free with a $10 suggested donation. Scholarships offered by Cascade Bicycle Club are available to attend the conference in person.

Learn more and register.


Vanpool

Join a Vanpool and Your First Month is Free

How much does your commute cost? This is the perfect time for you to join a vanpool and start saving. Vanpools only require 3 people who share a commute to work.

Join a Pierce Transit (Pierce County) or Intercity Transit (Thurston County) vanpool and your first month is free! Monthly fare covers gas, insurance, wear and tear, and tolls. Plus, vans ride free on WA State ferries.


Kevin B

Our Next Commuter Profile: Kevin B.

E-bikes are fast, convenient, and here to stay! If you are curious about e-bikes, Kevin's testimonial will certainly encourage you to start looking for one of your own.

Get pumped about e-bikes.


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