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
712
14th Street Bridge
1823
Arlington Mill Trail
429
Ballston Connector
260
Bluemont Connector
226
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
230
Custis Bon Air Park
1130
Custis Rosslyn
1224
Fairfax EB bike lane
126
Joyce St NB
42
Joyce St SB
40
Key Bridge East
1197
Key Bridge West
580
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
50
MVT Airport South
2731
Quincy NB bike lane
87
Quincy SB bike lane
85
Roosevelt Bridge
324
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
1609
WOD Bon Air West
1868
WOD Columbia Pike
1254
WOD East Falls Church
1611
Wilson WB bike lane
243

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
705
14th Street Bridge
213
Arlington Mill Trail
526
Ballston Connector
305
Bluemont Connector
281
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
363
Custis Rosslyn
259
Joyce St NB
62
Joyce St SB
101
Key Bridge East
2432
Key Bridge West
1251
MVT Airport South
132
Roosevelt Bridge
100
TR Island Bridge
1373
WOD Bon Air Park
411
WOD Bon Air West
494
WOD Columbia Pike
525
WOD East Falls Church
344

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
4444708
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