• Everything you need to know to plan and enjoy transit-based and car-free outdoor recreation trips
  • Expert tips from a seasoned transit trekker for transit-based, car-free day trips, backpacking, biking, and e-biking
  • Resources and checklists to help plan your Transit Trek
  • First release for Washington state; additional locations to follow
  • Initially issued in e-reader and PDF formats; Print editions TBD based on interest

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“As someone who can’t drive and loves to be outside walking, running and biking, there is a real lack of awareness of how difficult it is to get to “outdoor” opportunities without a car. Kimberly has tapped into a deep need here, both for those of us who don’t have other options, and those who want to recreate more sustainably. And after joining her in one of her Transit Treks last fall, I can tell you she is a super organized planner who doesn’t leave any detail, from where to recharge batteries to where to find a good beer, unconsidered. I can’t wait to use these Treks to access new and beautiful places throughout our state and our country!”

— Anna Z., Seattle

Free Transit + Pierce County Trails Day = Must-Do Transit Trekking

While you are waiting for the Washington state edition of The Transit Trekker Manual to drop, you don’t have to wait to try some regional transit trekking. And you can do it on the cheap. Saturday, July 30th, Pierce Transit is offering free transit and paratransit to make it easier for everyone to enjoy Pierce […]

Quick guide to Oregon by transit

I don’t seem to be able to keep up with posting while working on the (Washington State edition of the) Transit Trekker Manual. But sharing others’ great info is a pretty easy job. My partner found this useful post from Bike Portland by Taylor Griggs that recreates a guide that the local transit agency, TriMet, […]

View of Deception Pass at the north end of Whidbey Island. A saltwater pass, dark blue, is bounded on two sides by coniferous forested cliffs. The sky above is pastel blue with distant gray and white clouds on the horizon.

A Transit Trek to Deception Pass

Twitter mutual @Danielhep just did a transit trek from Seattle to Deception Pass State Park, one of the most popular of Washington’s state parks. Deception Pass is also reachable as a Transit Trek for folks living in Kingston, Port Townsend, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Everett, Mt. Vernon, and Bellingham (I’m sure I’ve overlooked some nearby cities; this […]

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