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?

Arlington County has 50 miles of shared-use, off-street trails.

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Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Central Library

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Rosslyn Holiday Market Festival + Bonfire

Friday, December 9, 2016

Penrose Square Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Pedestrian struck in Alexandria dies

December 4, 2016, City of Alexandria

Public hearings this week on Transform 66 Inside the Beltway

December 3, 2016, FABB

D.C. mayor proposes amending bike-ped safety law

December 2, 2016, WashCycle

D.C. is telling us more about blocked sidewalks, car crashes

Ralph Lindeman, December 1, 2016, GGW

Dupont Circle sidewalk turns footsteps into power

Michael Laris, November 30, 2016, Washington Post

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