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."

Celebrate National Walking Day -- Get Up and Walkshoes with pedometer

We all know that April Fool's Day falls on April 1 every year.  But did you know that in 2015, April 1 is also National Walking Day?! 

To celebrate National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 1, WalkArlington wants you to get up and walk.  For inspiration, you'll receive a FREE pedometer*!  Just click here and answer three simple questions! No fooling! 

*Offer expires April 1, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. Arlington residents only. Limit of 2 pedometers per household.

Ideas And Inspirations From Walk Friendly Communities

The Walk Friendly Communities initiative, a national recognition program that encourages cities and towns across the United States to prioritize walkability, just released its inaugural program guide. Entitled “Giving Cities Legs: Ideas and Inspirations from Walk FriendlyGiving Cities Legs Book Communities“ (PDF, 3.8 MB) and published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, the guide showcases some of the best practices of Walk Friendly Communities like Arlington so that other communities can learn from our experiences.

Take a look, see how our Gold-Level Walk Friendly Community compares to other cities that have received this prestigious recognition, and draw inspiration from the impressive examples of how communities nationwide are walking the walk toward walkability for all!

Did You Know?

You can find out what transportation benefits are available where you live or work in Arlington?


Upcoming Events
National Walking Day

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cherry Blossom Events - NPS Ranger Lead Lantern Walks

Thursday, April 2, 2015

National Walk to Work Day

Friday, April 3, 2015

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Metrobus service changes beginning March 29

March 24, 2015, WMATA

D.C. mayor pledges streetcar line will be a reality

April 1, 2015, fredericksburg.com

Learn about the proposed Potomac Yard Metro station

Luz Lazo, March 31, 2015, Washington Post

White House sends Congress 6-year transportation bill

Ashley Halsey III, March 30, 2015, Washington Post

DASH riders must add SmarTrip value before boarding

March 31, 2015, DASH

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