Telework

Telework is the ability to work from home or a satellite office one or more days per week. In the Washington, DC area, employees may work from one of 15 telework centers. These full-service facilities provide a professional work environment equipped with multiple work stations, up-to-date equipment and office support. Millions of people are also working from home simply by picking up the phone or turning on their computers--saving themselves and their businesses millions of dollars.

Good for the Bottom Line

  • Strengthened employee recruitment and retention
  • Reduced absenteeism, sick leave, and late arrivals
  • Increased employee productivity
  • Increased employee satisfaction
  • Reduced costs for office space and parking
  • Expanded geographic access to skilled workers
  • Enhanced public recognition as an innovative business and as a good corporate citizen

Good for Employees

  • Reduced stress due to fewer long, congested commutes
  • Improved productivity resulting from fewer interruptions and distractions
  • Enhanced time management and opportunity for flexible work schedules
  • Improved balance between work and family life, boosting employee satisfaction

Telework!VA

Telework!VA is a public/private partnership serving Virginia businesses. The Telework!VA program can help your business demonstrate that teleworking is beneficial to both the employer and the employee. Qualified employers can receive up to $50,000 in tax credits while helping their employees become more productive, reduce overhead expenses, prepare for business continuity and decrease their impact of pollution and traffic congestion.

Commuter Connections Telework Resources

Commuter Connections promotes telework at home and at center-based locations in the metropolitan region. Their website provides information and resources for both employers and employees who are interested in learning more about the benefits of teleworking.

Metropolitan Washington Telework Centers

Telework centers offer a variety of work settings (e.g., cubicles, shared work stations, and private offices), computer and telecommunications equipment and support. Other services such as photocopying, faxing, Internet access, and videoconferencing are also available. The Telework Centers offer a range of competitively priced work options. For more information about specific services and fees, please contact the centers directly.

For an up-to-date listing of regional telework centers and contact information visit the Washington Metropolitan Telework Centers site.

Services for Arlington Employers

For information and assistance in setting up a telework program for your employees, contact Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP). These experienced business transportation experts will help you provide your employees no-cost or low-cost commuter benefits. Call 703-247-9299 (TDD: 711) or email solutions@transpartners.com for more information.

ATP makes it easy and convenient for you to establish and administer a telework program. Ways in which ATP can help include:

  • Providing information on telework programs and answering any questions
  • Explaining implementation choices
  • Helping you design the best telework program for your needs
  • Sponsoring a workshop or seminar to explain telework to managers and staff
  • Acting as a liaison to teleworking resources
  • Providing case studies
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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
459
14th Street Bridge
1165
Arlington Mill Trail
350
Ballston Connector
35
Bluemont Connector
145
CC Connector
566
Clarendon EB bike lane
145
Custis Bon Air Park
1002
Custis Rosslyn
939
Fairfax EB bike lane
106
Joyce St NB
33
Joyce St SB
28
Key Bridge East
816
Key Bridge West
485
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
42
MVT Airport South
1842
Quincy NB bike lane
19
Quincy SB bike lane
62
Roosevelt Bridge
228
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
3
WOD Bon Air Park
1353
WOD Bon Air West
1652
WOD Columbia Pike
1080
WOD East Falls Church
1420
Wilson WB bike lane
192

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
789
14th Street Bridge
294
Arlington Mill Trail
854
Ballston Connector
148
Bluemont Connector
373
CC Connector
717
Custis Bon Air Park
768
Custis Rosslyn
608
Joyce St NB
77
Joyce St SB
140
Key Bridge East
2550
Key Bridge West
972
MVT Airport South
640
Roosevelt Bridge
164
TR Island Bridge
916
WOD Bon Air Park
1078
WOD Bon Air West
1072
WOD Columbia Pike
843
WOD East Falls Church
604

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
2644615
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