- Getting Around
Travel Downtown to Defiance
Pierce Transit, in partnership with:
The City of Tacoma, Metro Parks, South Sound Together and Pt. Ruston are pleased to announce Downtown to Defiance trolley service, available from June 2 through September 3, 2017.
This new service will connect visitors to downtown Tacoma and the community to scenic destinations along Ruston Way and at Point Defiance Park. The service also provides Point Ruston residents with their first public transit bus connection.
Enjoy shopping, museums and events in downtown Tacoma, then take the trolley along scenic Ruston Way to dine at the waterfront and visit attractions at Pt. Ruston. Continue your journey to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, trails, beachfront and marina at Point Defiance Park. The trolley service schedule is not final, but will run from approximately 10:30 am to 8:30 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the summer.
Integration with existing transit system
The service is integrated with existing public transportation services already available in Tacoma and provides easy connections to regional services in downtown Tacoma. It’s easy to connect to local bus services travelling to Puyallup, Federal Way, Lakewood and many other connections in Pierce County. Or just hop on Light Rail to continue your trip to the Tacoma Dome Station where you can access Sounder Commuter Rail or Sound Transit’s Regional Express Bus services to SeaTac and Seattle. You can even make connections with Amtrak.
Trolley service will run from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 2nd through September 3rd.