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Walkable Amazon HQ2 – What’s in Reach?

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, Amazon’s HQ2 is coming to Arlington. Like many companies that choose to locate in Arlington, our connectivity and multitude of transportation options were a big draw for the Seattle-based giant. Transportation continues to be an important part of the conversation as residents, workers,...
Sep. 11, 2019, WalkArlington

Pledge Your Mode for Car Free Day

Cities around the world began hosting informal Car Free Days during the 1970s oil embargo, in response to rising oil prices. The movement picked up steam in the early 2000s, with global advocates encouraging people to try sustainable and active transportation options that reduce reliance and costs associated with driving cars.
Sep. 10, 2019, ATP

Understanding Arlington County’s Vision Zero Pledge

Arlington County signed a Vision Zero pledge, promising to create a strategy to prevent road fatalities for people traveling by bike, on foot, or any other mode of transportation. The County is one of the latest cities to join the Vision Zero Network along with others like New York City, Denver, and Seattle, as well as our neighbors Washington, DC and the City of Alexandria.
Sep. 9, 2019, ATP

The Case for Families in Multi-Family

For a long time, the housing trend in Arlington County has been that households with children live in single-family homes, while those in apartments in urban core neighborhoods are usually only adults and pets.
Sep. 6, 2019, ATP

Try Transit Week September 16 - 20

In celebration of Try Transit Week, September 16 – 20, Arlington Transit is planning some fun activities to encourage people to ride ART as well as thank current riders for using the service.
Sep. 5, 2019, ART

Stuff the Bus Food Drive September 21 & 22

Help ART and the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) "stuff" an ART bus full of non-perishable food items. Stuff the Bus events will be held on September 21 and 22 at the Giant Food stores located at Lyon Village and VA Square.
Sep. 4, 2019, ART

Sweet Treats Ride Recap

Cookies, pies, ice cream, and candy! What could be better? Getting all these things on a beautiful Saturday morning via bike, that’s what!  On Saturday, July 27, we gathered with 17 bike riders to explore the sweeter side of Arlington. Some came alone. Some brought friends. Some even brought their kids. All were eager to get goodies from places they hadn’t yet tried.   We...
Sep. 4, 2019, BikeArlington

What Bus Drivers Want Bicyclists to Know

This week, Arlington Public School Bus Drivers had an in-service program before school starts. At the last minute some space opened, and BikeArlington was asked to come speak about how to drive around bicyclists. This was a great opportunity for us to speak to 220+ bus drivers. We were up for the challenge!  When my co-worker Elizabeth and I arrived, we saw it was standing room only. Our host...
Sep. 3, 2019, BikeArlington

Everyday Bike Maintenance

I’m sure by now everyone knows their ABC’s, however, bikes have their own version that will help you remember what your bike needs to get going.  A- Air  Tires need air to be able to ride smoothly and cushion the ride. You’ll need a pump; if you don’t have one at home, you can find one at fix-it stations all over Arlington. They’re labeled on our bike map. Bike shops offer...
Aug. 30, 2019, BikeArlington

Empowering the Community on Columbia Pike

For the third straight year, Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) welcomed more than 140 friends and neighbors to celebrate local transportation options in Arlington County and Columbia Pike in particular.
Aug. 28, 2019, ATP

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