Tacoma Daily Index Top Stories — February 2016

Here are the top five stories read by visitors to the Tacoma Daily Index‘s Web site during the month of February, according to Google Analytics.

1. Wheels For Hire: Is bikeshare part of Tacoma’s transportation future? (Tacoma Daily Index, Feb. 5, 2016) — An interview with City of Tacoma Active Transportation Coordinator Diane Wiatr to discuss the City’s efforts to explore the creation of a bikeshare program in Tacoma.

Wheels For Hire: Is bikeshare part of Tacoma's transportation future? (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Wheels For Hire: Is bikeshare part of Tacoma’s transportation future? (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

2. Tacoma Jazz Walk: A conversation with musician Kareem Kandi (Tacoma Daily Index, Feb. 24, 2016) — An interview with local musician and educator Kareem Kandi, who will present Tacoma Jazz Walk on March 5.

Tacoma Jazz Walk: A conversation with musician Kareem Kandi (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Tacoma Jazz Walk: A conversation with musician Kareem Kandi (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

3. Tacoma Bid Watch: Prairie Line Trail, Water Flume Line Trail, and building demolition (Tacoma Daily Index, Feb. 11, 2016) — A short-list of some recent and notable calls for bids issued by the City of Tacoma, many of which were published in the Tacoma Daily Index.

Tacoma Bid Watch: Prairie Line Trail, Water Flume Line Trail, and building demolition (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Tacoma Bid Watch: Prairie Line Trail, Water Flume Line Trail, and building demolition (PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

4. Tacoma Jazz Walk: 9 downtown venues host 50 musicians March 5 (Tacoma Daily Index, Feb. 10, 2016) — More than 50 jazz musicians will perform in March at nine venues throughout downtown Tacoma’s historic Theater District and Antique Row as part of the Tacoma Jazz Association’s Tacoma Jazz Walk.

Tacoma Jazz Walk: 9 downtown venues host 50 musicians March 5 (IMAGE COURTESY KAREEM KANDI)

Tacoma Jazz Walk: 9 downtown venues host 50 musicians March 5 (IMAGE COURTESY KAREEM KANDI)

5. Tacoma Power community solar units on sale Feb. 23 (Tacoma Daily Index, Feb. 1, 2016) — Tacoma Public Utilities officials announced customers can begin purchasing solar units as part of Tacoma Power’s community solar project.

Tacoma Power community solar units on sale Feb. 23 (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA PUBLIC UTILITIES)

Tacoma Power community solar units on sale Feb. 23 (PHOTO COURTESY TACOMA PUBLIC UTILITIES)

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Todd Matthews is editor of the Tacoma Daily Index, an award-winning journalist, and the author of several books. His journalism is collected online at wahmee.com.