Tips for Safe Walking

Safety Tips

  • Cross at the corner or at marked crosswalks
  • When crossing, always look both ways, even on a one-way street
  • At traffic signals, cross only when you have a “Walk” sign or symbol
  • A flashing “Don’t Walk” sign means don’t start—but if you’re already walking, proceed across carefully and swiftly
  • Watch for turning traffic
  • Be aware of motorists running red lights
  • Check for cyclists riding against traffic
  • Use pedestrian buttons where available
  • At night wear something reflective—remember that you are hard to see
  • Take note of when the sun is in drivers’ eyes, especially at sunrise and sunset, and proceed with extra caution
  • On Arlington's multi-use trails, walk to the right and don’t block or stop in the path

Also see tips for sharing Arlington's multi-use trails.

Be Good to Your Body

  • Drink plenty of water before, during and after walking, to help prevent dehydration
  • Wear sunscreen and lip balm, SPF 15 or higher, with both UV-A and UV-B protection
  • If you invest in nothing else, do your feet a favor and purchase shoes that fit well and are made for walking—they don’t need to be expensive shoes, just ones that provide good support and feel comfortable
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Arlington’s Pedestrian Counters

Peds counted

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110 Trail
728
14th Street Bridge
315
Arlington Mill Trail
475
Ballston Connector
203
Bluemont Connector
268
CC Connector
486
Custis Bon Air Park
539
Custis Rosslyn
330
Joyce St NB
65
Joyce St SB
103
Key Bridge East
2442
Key Bridge West
1276
MVT Airport South
263
Roosevelt Bridge
162
TR Island Bridge
1389
WOD Bon Air Park
762
WOD Bon Air West
761
WOD Columbia Pike
1373
WOD East Falls Church
457

All ped counters, YTD

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Year to Date
3268158
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