Downtown to Defiance Trolley Bus

Pierce Transit, in partnership with The City of Tacoma, Point Ruston, Metro Parks, South Sound Together and Travel Tacoma, is pleased to announce that the Pierce Transit Route 15 Downtown to Defiance trolley service will be available from June 2nd through September 3, 2017.

Pierce Transit Route 15 is a demonstration project designed to enhance The South Sound’s economy by drawing more people to the area’s hotels, museums, restaurants, and parks. It will showcase the area’s physical assets to locals and tourists alike, and strengthen the awareness of Tacoma-Pierce County as a desirable place to live, work and play. Pierce Transit also seeks to open up more people to the possibilities of public transit as an alternative mode of transport.

  • Runs: Friday through Sunday, 10:30am till 8:30pm every 30 minutes.
  • Runs from Downtown Tacoma along Ruston Way to Point Ruston and on to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and back.
  • Route Number 15
  • 4 Buses running the route
  • Fare: $1 per ride or $5 all day pass*

*Discounted fares for seniors or individuals with disabilities. Must show Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) to the driver