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About CommuterPage.com and Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS)

Photo: ART busCommuterPage.com® is presented by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Arlington, Virginia Department of Environmental Services.

CommuterPage.com is designed to encourage the use of mass transit, carpooling and vanpooling, bicycling, walking, teleworking, and other alternatives to driving alone in the Washington, D.C. area. CommuterPage.com provides an overview of transportation options throughout the area, with a particular focus on Arlington.

Arlington, Virginia is an urban county of about 26 square miles located directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The Washington, D.C. metropolitan area comprises multiple local jurisdictions, transit systems, and transportation agencies in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. 

Arlington is nationally recognized for land use planning that emphasizes public transportation, bicycling, and walking. The work of ACCS to promote the use of Arlington's excellent transportation system has earned numerous national awards from TDM organizations for leadership, innovation, use of technology, customer service, and marketing.

ACCS was established in 1989 (then called the Commuter Assistance Program, or CAP) to promote and facilitate the use of transportation modes other than single-occupancy vehicles. This work is known as Transportation Demand Management (TDM). TDM is "a general term for strategies that result in more efficient use of transportation resources." (source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute.) ACCS serves people who live, work, or play in Arlington by providing programs and services to make it easier to get around without a car. More about ACCS.

Research

ACCS has conducted extensive research on its programs, including CommuterPage.com, and on the use and awareness of sustainable transportation options in Arlington County. Surveys and studies conducted by the ACCS Research Program since 2000 are listed in Mobility Lab's Research Catalog.

Photo: Bicyclists and Pedestrians at Metrorail station

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Latest ACCS Blog Posts
Idea for Smarter Transit Fares Wins George Mason Competition

July 23, 2014, 4:08 PM Mobility Lab

Hitchhiking Goes High Tech: The Story Behind CarmaHop’s Upcoming Launch

July 23, 2014, 12:18 PM Mobility Lab

Meet ATP’s Newest Team Members!

July 23, 2014, 11:18 AM ATP

Bike-Walk Funding Facing Bumpy Road, Secretary Foxx Says

July 21, 2014, 4:20 PM Mobility Lab

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Arlington County Fair

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Washington DC Tour de Cure

Saturday, September 27, 2014

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News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments July 25-27

July 21, 2014, WMATA

Courthouse Square designs to be unveiled

Ethan Rothstein, July 22, 2014, ARLnow

The most dangerous intersections in D.C.

Julie Zauzmer, July 23, 2014, Washington Post

Some Fairfax residents will have longer, more expensive commutes

Martin Di Caro, July 22, 2014, WAMU

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