WalkArlington Works

How to Make Your Workplace a Walking Workplace

Photo: women walkingArlington County is both a walk-friendly community and a business-friendly community.  That’s why WalkArlington and our colleagues at Arlington Transportation Partners have put together WalkArlington Works, a compilation of readily available Walking Workplace programs and resources to integrate walking into your work day and your workplace.  

After all, you spend a lot of time at work, so why not make it a healthy, productive, and environmentally friendly "walking workplace"?  WalkArlington and Arlington Transportation Partners have done the legwork and gathered the resources for you, so there’s no reason not to give it a try.

What is a Walking Workplace?

A Walking Workplace is an organization that encourages employees to incorporate walking into the work day, whether by changing daily habits, participating in ready-made walking programs, promoting participation in local walking events, or putting together a combination of strategies that fit your workplace.

What’s the best way to get started? 

Check out these local resources:

Photo: pedestrians in ShirlingtonSee what these national Walking Workplace programs have to offer:

And learn more about these national Walking Workplace events:

Then put together the combination that’s right for you, your co-workers, and your workplace and you’ll be on your way to creating a walking workplace.

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

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14th Street Bridge
231
Ballston Connector
334
Bluemont Connector
262
CC Connector
450
Custis Bon Air Park
455
Custis Rosslyn
351
Joyce St NB
86
Joyce St SB
1407
Key Bridge East
1720
Key Bridge West
1002
MVT Airport South
213
Roosevelt Bridge
122
TR Island Bridge
813
WOD Bon Air Park
737
WOD Bon Air West
617
WOD Columbia Pike
669
WOD East Falls Church
518

All ped counters, YTD

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Year to Date
5370400
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