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?

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

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Metrorail weekend service adjustments Jan. 30 - Feb. 1

January 26, 2015, WMATA

Metro phasing out oldest rail cars

Adam Tuss, January 30, 2015, NBC Washington

Md. man sentenced to 2 years for fatal hit-and-run

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Metro says transit crime dropped significantly in 2014

Luz Lazo, January 30, 2015, Washington Post

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Eric Jaffe, January 30, 2015, Citylab

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