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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 31, 2018

A School Bus without an Engine

What kind of school bus doesn’t have an engine? A walking one! A walking school bus is an arrangement where kids walk to school together....

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August 28, 2018

4 Hidden Gems of Columbia Pike

Columbia Pike is Arlington’s “main street”—a collection of residences, restaurants, and historic buildings stretching for three miles across Arlington’s core. Enjoy some of our favorite...

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August 20, 2018

Must-See Films with Infamous Walking Scenes

What are the best movies that feature walking? We’ve rounded up some of the most obvious cinematic celebrations of walking, as well as some oddball...

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Upcoming Events

Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Adjacent to the Courthouse Plaza parking lot seating
Arlington Department of Environmental Services (DES) – Transportation will be hosting a PARK(ing) Day spot with BikeArlington and WalkArlington. Come by and enjoy games and transportation information with us at any point throughout the day. Read More
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Thirsty Bernie
Relax and unwind on a leisurely stroll after work, meet new people, and explore one of Arlington’s neighborhoods. This month, we’re checking out Lee Highway and what makes this neighborhood unique. On this social walk, 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
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Arlington Mill Plaza
Wandering the West Pike with Graham Coreil-Allen All visionaries are invited to attend the “Wandering the West Pike” walking tour with artist Graham Coreil-Allen to explore and reimagine the public spaces of Columbia Pike’s West Read More
Nov 14 @ 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