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Posted on: September 30, 2022

September '22 Pierce Trips News

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WEC Results

Walk Everywhere Challenge Winners Are Here

During the month of August, we encouraged Pierce Trips participants to take a walk! Overall, participants logged 7,570 walk trips on Are you one of our lucky winners? Thank you for replacing drive-alone trips with walk trips. Can you continue replacing drive-alone trips this October?

RM Pardner Up

“Pardner Up” for Rideshare Month Oct. 1-31

Pierce Trips is proud to present Rideshare Month, October 1-31! This year’s theme “Pardner Up” encourages folks to replace drive-alone trips with rideshare trips. What is ridesharing? It can be carpooling, vanpooling, taking the bus, light rail, or Sounder train. 

Share the ride 10 times during October, that’s five roundtrips, log your trips on the Pierce Trips Calendar at and automatically be entered to win a $10, $20 or $50 gift card.



UP Oktoberfest

Take Transit to Local Events

Getting ready for Rideshare Month? Request your ORCA card to attend the City of University Place Oktoberfest celebration on Friday, October 14. You can walk, bike, or take the Pierce Transit Route 2 to and from this celebration. 

Other events to take transit to this October:

PT Runner

On-demand Transit Service in Spanaway, Parkland, Midland

On Aug. 29, Pierce Transit launched the Spanaway Runner service which provides on-demand transportation connecting community members with destinations and transit hubs within Spanaway, Parkland and Midland.

Book your Runner trip by downloading the Goin App (iOS/Android) on your smartphone or calling 253-270-1340. A Runner trip costs the same as regular transit fare.

Learn more about the Spanaway Runner and other Runner service zones here.  

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.


Our Next Commuter Profile: E-scooting Robert W.

Who has the coolest commute to work? Probably Robert W. with the City of Sumner. And his e-scooter isn't the only reason why his commute is cool. 

Read more.

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