Alexis P.


Where do you work and what is your role in the company? 

City of Tacoma, HR Assistant

How far is your commute? How long does it take you each way?

50 mins to an 1 hour+

What is your commute mode and what made you decide to commute this way?

Car, telework, compressed work week and van pooled pre-covid

What do you enjoy about your commute?

Seeing the sky, sun, and water going over the bridge

Do you have any interesting stories from your commute?

While vanpooling we saw a car crash while sitting at a stop light.

Do you think you save money by commuting this way?


How does your company help accommodate your commute option? (ex: if you’re a biker, are there adequate bike racks? If a bus rider, does your company offer a free bus pass?)

Orca cards

** City of Tacoma also covers 50% of vanpool fares for its employees.**

Is there anything your company could do better to accommodate your commute option?


What would you say to your fellow employees to inspire them to try using a commute option other than driving alone in their car?

Try it out once!