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.

Clarendon Day, Saturday, Sept. 27

Clarendon Day is Saturday, Sept.27 from 11 am - 5 pm. Car-Free Diet will be there. Join us and enjoy all the great music, food and fun. This video shows you how to get there car free. 

The Scoop: Car Free in Arlington County

Check out our new video series – The Scoop: Car Free in Arlington County. The first episode, “Man with a Plan,” shows you how easy it is to plan your trip on the ART bus. Watch for exciting future episodes.

Mira la versión en español, El Que Sabe Sube: Dieta Cero-Auto de Arlington, aquí.

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

Driving alone is the primary commute mode for 54% of Arlington Commuters, compared to 83% statewide.

2007 Virginia State of the Commute Study: Arlington Perspective

News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments September 19-21

September 15, 2014, WMATA

Pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention

Katherine Shaver, September 20, 2014, Washington Post

Computer-driven trains returning to Metro

Paul Duggan, September 20, 2014, Washington Post

Fredericksburg to open rail trail with abundant caution

Pamela Gould, September 18, 2014, fredericksburg.com

VRE expects funding shortfall

Scott Shenk, September 19, 2014, fredericksburg.com

Washington Blvd. trail expected next year

Ethan Rothstein, September 19, 2014, ARLnow

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Westover Farmer's Market

Sunday, September 21, 2014

World Car-Free Day 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Affordable Housing Bike Tour

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Events Calendar

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