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?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

League of American Cyclists

Upcoming Events
6th Annual Arlington Fun Ride

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Walk/Bike to School Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Columbus Day - Commuter Stores, call centers OPEN

Monday, October 10, 2016

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Missing sidewalks? There's an app for that

Canaan Merchant, September 25, 2016, Greater Greater Washington

Whatever they call it, you pay more to go faster

Robert Thomson, September 25, 2016

How a 'smart' public transit system can better serve riders with disabilities

Linda Poon, September 24, 2016, CityLab

What prompted Sept. 13 Red Line 'self-evacuation?' Metro releases report

Martin Di Caro, September 24, 2016, WAMU

Can San Francisco build housing that eases traffic?

Laura Bliss, September 23, 2016, CityLab

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