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Vision Zero Explained

Vision Zero aims to prevent traffic-related injuries and deaths. It is an international movement that originated in Sweden in 1997. Since adopting a Vision Zero strategy in summer 2019, Arlington County has sought community input and drafted a plan laying out proposed actions the County and other stakeholders will take to achieve a safer transportation...
Feb. 23, 2021, WalkArlington

Celebrating Black Inventors Who Shaped Our Commute

February is Black History Month, and our friends at Commute66 are highlighting two Black inventors who have created technologies that have improved safety and connectivity for our everyday commute. From Garrett Augustus Morgan's first traffic signal, to Victor Hugo Green's Green Book, we celebrate the pioneers who have shaped the way folks travel.
Feb. 18, 2021, ATP

Walking Back Jaywalking May Be a Step Forward for Pedestrians

A bit over 100 years ago, the streets were for everyone: for walking, streetcars, and horse-drawn carriages, even for children playing. Jaywalking was not a crime, or even a concept that the average person on the street would comprehend.
Feb. 18, 2021, Mobility Lab

Vision Zero 101

Vision Zero is a traffic safety movement that is quickly growing around the world as cities strive to become safer for people no matter how they get around. Arlington county first adopted a Vision Zero resolution in July 2019. But what exactly is it? Welcome to Vision Zero 101. What is Vision Zero? ‘Vision Zero’...
Feb. 12, 2021, BikeArlington

Navigating the Spring 2021 Metro Shutdown

Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) is here to help you navigate the upcoming Metro Shutdown, discover transportation options, and provide updates through the end of the blue line shutdown this spring.
Feb. 10, 2021, ATP

Holiday Service on February 15 for Presidents' Day

ART will operate holiday service on Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents' Day. ART 41, 42, 45, 51, 55, 77 and 87 will operate Saturday schedules. All other ART routes will not operate.  
Feb. 9, 2021, ART

Face Mask Mandate for Transit Users Effective February 2

A federal face mask mandate for transit users will go into effect at 11:59 pm on Monday, February 1, 2021. Travelers on airplanes and public transportation will be required to wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Feb. 2, 2021, ART

Transportation Trends for Commercial Buildings in 2021

Last year has taught us a lot about how we live, work, and play but more importantly, the pandemic has placed flexible work arrangements, particularly telework, in the spotlight and that is something that we believe will play a role in the way we work for the foreseeable future.,
Jan. 30, 2021, ATP

Reflecting on Champions 2020

Champions 2020 was unlike any other year. But despite everything that kept us apart, there is so much more that holds us together. Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) hosted a virtual celebration of 188 businesses, commercial and residential properties, schools, and hotels that promoted sustainable transportation in Arlington county. We thank the employers who rapidly expanded telework programs to allow employees to work safely from home, as well as the residential and commercial properties that found new and innovative ways to support residents and tenants while keeping our community safe.
Jan. 29, 2021, ATP

Sneak Peak into Commute66’s Newest Benefit

The team at Commute66 has been working hard to create a new financial assistance program for businesses and properties along I-66 who have not yet explored transit benefits or have paused them during the pandemic. As Commute66 continues to provide complimentary services to businesses and properties in Northern Virginia, be on the lookout for our newest program, Sustain & Save.
Jan. 26, 2021, ATP

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