Arlington's Car-Free Diet

Welcome to Arlington's Car-Free Diet, the easy, fun way to see how incredible it can feel to live a car-free or car-lite lifestyle. Each time you leave your car at home — choosing instead to ride ART or Metro, bike, walk or telework — you can save money, improve your health and clean our environment. See how much you can save by using our Car-Free Diet Calculator.


Metrorail Reliability Has Improved

Metro’s largest-ever annual capital investment in the system, as well as the recently concluded SafeTrack maintenance program, has produced better on-time performance and fewer unscheduled delays. Read more from ART - Arlington Transit.

Go Car Free on World Car Free Day 2017

Feeling stuck behind the wheel? So is the rest of the world! On September 22, join commuters from around the world and get out of your car for World Car Free Day! This is your chance to try riding the Metro, ART or Metrobus, biking, walking or teleworking for the day.

Visit carfreemetrodc.org and make the pledge to go car free or car-lite on World Car Free Day.


Arlington's Car-Free Diet is presented by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Arlington, Virginia Department of Environmental Services.

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Upcoming Events
Four Mile Run Restoration Project Ribbon Cutting

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Clarendon Day

Saturday, September 23, 2017

WABA Adult Learn to Ride a Bike Class

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Rosslyn Transportation Open House

Monday, September 25, 2017

ART Maintenance Facility Ribbon Cutting

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments, Sept. 23-24

September 18, 2017, WMATA

Reviews of D.C.'s dockless bike-share systems

Andrew Heining, September 22, 2017, Washington Post

Toll lanes across Md. won't fix traffic

Canaan Merchant, September 22, 2017, GGW

Hogan plan could turn region into toll lane capital

Martin Di Caro, September 22, 2017, WAMU

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