Welcome to WalkArlington

WalkArlington is an initiative of Arlington County, Virginia, where people have many options for moving about their community. WalkArlington's focus is on walking. By partnering with citizens, businesses, and County departments to promote the health, environmental, commuter, financial, and community-building benefits of walking, WalkArlington strives to "get more people walking more of the time."


Walkable Arlington Profiled in New Book on America's Walking Renaissance

Arlington is one of nine communities featured in a new book from America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative. Entitled  America’s Walking Renaissance, the book examines how nine cities, suburbs and towns across the US are getting up on their feet to get more people walking in more walkable places more of the time. An entire chapter of the book is dedicated to Arlington's success in this endeavor, calling Arlington "America's Most Walkable Suburb." The book is available for download at America Walks. Read more.

Arlington Repeats as Gold-Level Walk Friendly Community Honoree

Walk Friendly Community - GoldThe Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has once again named Arlington a Gold-level Walk Friendly Community (WFC). The County is one of only 15 communities across the country--out of the 58 ranked since the inception of the WFC program--to have received a Gold rating.

The Walk Friendly Communities program highlights communities for their walkability initiatives and programs, recognizing cities and towns that are leading the way in walkability while also offering feedback to assist communities in improving the walking experience. Read more.


WalkArlington is presented by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Arlington, Virginia Department of Environmental Services.

Did You Know?

11 Metrorail stops are located in Arlington.

Recent Blog Posts
Hey, Neighbor! Slow Down, Speed Matters

January 18, 2017

What is Wayfinding?

January 12, 2017

WalkArlington Blog

Upcoming Events
Inauguration Day

Friday, January 20, 2017

1K Wine and Beer Walk

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Balaclavas, Baklava and Beer

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Foxx: Metro's 'success looks like failure'

Martine Powers, January 20, 2017, Washington Post

Inauguration transportation guide

Faiz Siddiqui, Luz Lazo, January 20, 2017, Washington Post

Metro tips for new riders

Luz Lazo, January 19, 2017, Washington Post

Volunteers spruce up the Met Branch Trail

Ursula Sandstrom, January 19, 2017, WABA

Metro's first red signal violation of 2017

Martine Powers, January 19, 2017, Washington Post

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