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.

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Recent Blog Posts
Active Events for October 2016

September 29, 2016

Walk, Bike and Roll to School on October 5

September 28, 2016

WalkArlington Blog

Upcoming Events
Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 1, 2016

6th Annual Arlington Fun Ride

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Walk/Bike to School Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments Sep. 30 - Oct. 2

September 27, 2016, WMATA

Pedestrian hit by car on Columbia Pike

September 30, 2016, WUSA9

Why are American traffic fatalities rising so quickly?

Angie Schmitt, September 28, 2016, Streetsblog

D.C. rideshare starts and stops

September 30, 2016, thetransitwire.com

Metrobus Explorer shows where buses go

Svet Neov, September 29, 2016, GGW

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