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Arlington Walks

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gold level walk friendly communityWALK FRIENDLY COMMUNITY

Arlington County has been named a Gold Level Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. The County is one of 15 communities nationwide to have receive this level rating.

Recent Blogs

August 9, 2018

A Tale of Two Transit Walks

For years, I lived in the North Highlands neighborhood of Arlington, about a twelve minute walk from the Court House Metro Station. I know the...

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July 26, 2018

Streets are for People

Streets are for people—usually people moving, but also for people playing, exchanging goods, and socializing. Our transportation choices reflect that—sometimes we prioritize getting to a...

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July 23, 2018

Do You Live in a Walkable Neighborhood?

When you think about a walkable place, what comes to mind? A bustling shopping district like Clarendon? The Mount Vernon Trail? Your neighborhood? A highway...

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Upcoming Events

Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day Thomas Jefferson Community Center
As one of the largest free events on the East Coast, the Arlington County Fair has something for everyone to enjoy, from classic midway rides and games to piglet races to competitive exhibits. WalkArlington and Read More
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Benches outside 962 S Wayne St (across from Bob & Edith’s Diner)
Explore Arlington neighborhoods and what makes them unique. This month, WalkArlington is checking out Columbia Pike. On the walk you’ll: Meet new people and get to know your neighbors. Experience how easy it is to Read More
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Courthouse Plaza (Cherry/Dogwood rooms (lobby level))
The PAC advises the County Board and the County Manager on the implementation of the pedestrian element of the Master Transportation Plan and other matters the committee deems important to advocate for the needs of Read More
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Drew Model School & Community Center
WalkArlington and BikeArlington are excited to participate in the 2018 Nauck Civic & Community Pride Day! The event will include live music and dance, local vendors, history and heritage, health fair, a kid’s pavilion, and Read More
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Courthouse Plaza (Cherry/Dogwood rooms (lobby level))
The PAC advises the County Board and the County Manager on the implementation of the pedestrian element of the Master Transportation Plan and other matters the committee deems important to advocate for the needs of Read More