Welcome to WalkArlington

April 2, 2015

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."

Musik Express rideHot Summer Activities

Summer is here. Temperatures are warming up. It's time to take advantage of the plethora of local activities offered this season--from outdoor film festivals and the 4th of July Celebration at Long Bridge Park to summer concerts and the County Fair. Check out our Calendar of Events for a season's worth of family fun!

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!

WalkArlington is presented by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Arlington, Virginia Department of Environmental Services.

Did You Know?

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Upcoming Events
Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Community Ride: Fixin to Go Crystal City

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Commuter Stores, Arlington County Closed

Friday, July 3, 2015

Events Calendar

News Headlines
Commuter Store, Arlington County closed July 3

June 27, 2015, Commuter Store

Pedestrian struck, killed on Route 50

June 29, 2015, ARLnow

Website helps commuters go car free

Heather Mongillo, June 29, 2015, ARLnow

Metro preparing for Fourth of July holiday

June 30, 2015, NBC Washington

W&OD Trail to be closed in Reston on July 5

June 29, 2015, FABB

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