JBLM, Ruston, Tacoma, Spanaway: Need a ride?

Pierce Transit Runner is on-demand public transportation that allows you to book rides straight from your phone within dedicated micro transit zones.

The service, called Runner, available in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Ruston, Tacoma Tideflats, and Spanaway areas. Each has its own zone or designated pick-up/drop-off spots. Point-to-point trips are also allowed anywhere within some Runner zones, Pierce Transit officials said.

Rides can be booked by calling 253-581-8000. Fares, which are the same rate charged for Pierce Transit buses, are $2 for an adult and $1 for holders of a Regional Reduced Fare Permit. The rides are for anyone 18 and younger with a Youth ORCA card.

Cash fare payments are accepted only for the JBLM zone. All other fares must be paid with a Transit app, ORCA card, or all-day pass.

More information is available at piercetransit.org and 253-581-8000.