Application Tips

Tips for a successful Walk Friendly Community Walkabout Nomination

Take a look at the WalkArlington Walkabouts brochure (PDF, 11 MB, Adobe Reader required) and individual neighborhood Walkabouts for examples of Walkabout routes and maps.

Competitive nominations will include the following:

  • Collaboration between neighborhoods (you can enhance strengths and overcome any weaknesses by partnering with an adjacent neighborhood to develop your route)
  • Tie-in your Walkabout event with an existing event (piggybacking on a previously planned event is a good strategy for a successful Walkabout)
  • Creative ideas for reaching new/diverse audiences (such as kids, families, “twenty-somethings,” English as a Second Language speakers, seniors, new residents, daytime/work population)
  • Demonstrated willingness/ability to involve entire community – residents, schools, retailers, businesses, restaurants, etc.— in planning and carrying out the Walkabout
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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Arlington’s Pedestrian Counters

Peds counted

View Counter Data
14th Street Bridge
362
Ballston Connector
506
Bluemont Connector
361
CC Connector
676
Custis Bon Air Park
619
Custis Rosslyn
411
Joyce St NB
92
Joyce St SB
3044
Key Bridge East
2979
Key Bridge West
1374
MVT Airport South
436
Roosevelt Bridge
153
TR Island Bridge
1206
WOD Bon Air Park
846
WOD Bon Air West
755
WOD Columbia Pike
670
WOD East Falls Church
637

All ped counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
5251834
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