Jul 15, 201102:07 PMBlog

Businesses honored for being Transportation Innovators

Jul 15, 2011 - 02:07 PM
Downtown On the Go honored four businesses with Transportation Innovators Awards today at the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's City Center Luncheon

The recognition is for creative employer-endorsed alternatives to single-occupant driving to work practices.
Award winners included:
  • Transportation Advocacy Award: Propel Insurance for continuing to advocate for transportation choices at the local and state level.
  •  Leader in New Program Award: BLRB Architects for being an early adopter of the Live Downtown Program, promoting living close to work as a benefit to their employees and helping to restore the vitality of downtown Tacoma.
  • Biking Strong Award - Bike Month 2011: USGS, Downtown Tacoma Office for logging more than 800 miles during Bike Month 2011 and continuing to promote cycling as a commute solution.
  • Biking Strong Award - Bike Month 2011: City of Tacoma, Urban Waters Building for leading Bike Month 2011 with more than 1,800 miles logged, in spite of the extra challenge presented by the closure of the Murray Morgan Bridge.
Downtown On the Go presents the Transportation Innovators Awards annually to acknowledge and celebrate work being done that helps meet the goal of reducing the number of single-occupancy vehicles by 11 percent this calendar year.
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