ARTists for PAL Contest

ARTists for PAL Design Contest

Congratulations to Annemarie Dougherty the winner of the ARTists for PAL Bus Design Contest! Annemarie’s design has been used to wrap one ART bus that was revealed in August. The wrapped bus is traveling throughout Arlington to remind people to “Be a PAL” (Predictable, Alert and Lawful) when walking, biking and driving in Arlington.

Thank you to everyone who entered the contest. All of the designs received are on display inside of the "Be a PAL" bus.

Annemarie's design on the ART bus.

About Share Our Streets -- Be a PAL 

Share Our Streets -- Be a PAL is Arlington County's pedestrian, cycling and driving safety initiative. The program strives to educate everyone about the importance of sharing the streets and being a PAL:

Predictable -- travel in a predictable way; don't make sudden, unexpected moves

Be a PAL, Predictable, Alert, Lawful

Alert -- pay attention to your surroundings and to others around you

Lawful -- obey the traffic laws, whether in a car, on a bike, or on foot

Whether you're on two feet, two wheels or four wheels, we all need to share our streets safely. Learn more about the PAL program at commuterpage.com/pal.

Did You Know?

Higher levels of walkability are directly linked to higher home values.

CEOs for Cities, 2009

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
14th Street Bridge
1783
Ballston Connector
271
Bluemont Connector
235
CC Connector
764
Clarendon EB bike lane
225
Crystal SB bike lane
99
Custis Bon Air Park
1375
Custis Rosslyn
1335
Fairfax EB bike lane
154
Joyce St NB
41
Joyce St SB
14
Key Bridge East
1407
Key Bridge West
600
Military NB bike lane
51
Military SB bike lane
46
MVT Airport South
3468
Quincy NB bike lane
326
Quincy SB bike lane
207
Roosevelt Bridge
268
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1339
TR Island Bridge
1786
WOD Bon Air Park
1933
WOD Bon Air West
2273
WOD Columbia Pike
1627
WOD East Falls Church
1760
Wilson WB bike lane
274

Peds counted

View Counter Data
14th Street Bridge
400
Ballston Connector
248
Bluemont Connector
281
CC Connector
712
Custis Bon Air Park
727
Custis Rosslyn
425
Joyce St NB
102
Joyce St SB
17689
Key Bridge East
2536
Key Bridge West
1245
MVT Airport South
672
Roosevelt Bridge
182
TR Island Bridge
1332
WOD Bon Air Park
1217
WOD Bon Air West
1067
WOD Columbia Pike
837
WOD East Falls Church
645

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
8473682
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program

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