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.


Arlington's Urban Villages

Arlington's Urban Villages have shopping, restaurants, recreation, offices and homes all reachable car free. Discover all the things you can do and the many car-free ways you can get there.

The Scoop: Car Free in Arlington County

Check out our new video series – The Scoop: Car Free in Arlington County. With the help of our residents, host Jimmy Meritt shows you just how easy it is to be car free in Arlington.

Watch all The Scoop episodes
¡Mira todos los episodios de  El que Sabe, Sube!

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Did You Know?

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

Henry David Thoreau

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Ballston Mall

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Winter Solstice Hike

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014

County Offices Closed

Friday, December 26, 2014

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Who rides a bike in D.C.?

Canaan Merchant, December 18, 2014, GGW

Metro begins testing of real-time bus arrival signs

December 18, 2014, WMATA

Arlington's streetcar is dead. Now what?

Rachel Kaufman, December 18, 2014, Next City

New Metro signage confuses riders

Adam Tuss, December 17, 2014, NBC Washington

Montgomery looking to improve pedestrian safety on Bethesda road

Aaron Kraut, December 17, 2014, Bethesda Now

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