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Posted on: February 27, 2023

February '23 Pierce Trips News

Pierce Trips News

Campaign Logo“Your Work, Your Way” Ends February 28

Don’t worry, you have until March 7 to log your 5 telework days or 2 compressed days off in the trip tracking calendar on to be eligible for the “Your Work, Your Way” prizes:

  • Three $50 restaurant gift cards
  • Two blanket and tumbler gift sets
  • Twenty-five $10 gift cards

What do you love about your “commute?” Share a photo: Does your fido friend hang out with you while teleworking, or go on hikes on your days off? Share what you enjoy due to your telework or compressed work week arrangement on social media with the tag #YourWorkYourWay and @PierceTrips to enter our prize drawing! 

Looking for ways to connect with your team while teleworking? Participate in virtual trivia, draw together, cook together, or play a drawing game together.

2022 BCB Announced2022 Best Commuter Businesses are Announced

Pierce Trips is honored to announce the 2022 Best Commuter Businesses of Pierce County who encourage their employees to use sustainable transportation options. Having a sustainable transportation program allows employers to attract and retain top talent, expand labor pools, reduce parking demand, and demonstrate environmental responsibility. This year, Pierce Trips recognizes 25 Pierce County employers across 38 worksites for their outstanding efforts toward increasing sustainable transportation commutes at their worksite.

Learn more.

20221005_085428 Vanpool-Ray Main driver

Our Next Commuter Profile: Ray S.

Our next Star Commuter is Ray S. who recently joined a vanpool for his 56-mile commute. He is able to adjust his work schedule, socialize with coworkers, and save hundreds of dollars a month.

Check out his commuter profile here.

Sound Transit Project Updates

S Tac AccessSouth Tacoma Station

Last fall, Sound Transit asked for your input on proposed walking, rolling, and bicycling improvements near South Tacoma Station. While most were in favor of sidewalk and bus stop enhancements, some respondents expressed concern over bicycle infrastructure and on-street parking. You can read the full engagement summary here. Sound Transit will provide project updates later this year.

View the project FAQs.

Puyallup Station ParkingPuyallup Station

The removal of construction fencing on the west side of the Puyallup parking lot has opened an additional entrance to the parking lot, including about 18 parking spaces. The fencing removal also means new on-demand BikeLink bicycle lockers are now available! These secure, stainless-steel lockers are available to any transit passenger on a first-come, first-served basis. 

View the BikeLink FAQs.

Game Day Trains

Take the Train to the Next Game

The Sounder train runs special service on select weekends for some sporting events, conventions and celebrations. Upcoming game trains include:

  • Saturday, March 4: Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake
  • Saturday, March 18: Sounders FC vs. Los Angeles Football Club
  • Sunday, April 2: Mariners vs. Cleveland Guardians
  • Saturday, April 8: Sounders FC vs. St. Louis City SC
  • Sunday, April 16: Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies

First time on the train? Check out the Pierce Trips Sounder & Link page and First-Time Users guide.


Pierce Trips is a one-stop shop for carpooling, vanpooling, riding the bus or train, walking, bicycling, working a compressed workweek schedule, or teleworking resources.

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