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.

Go Car Free to Oktoberfest, October 2

Capitol City Brewing Company's Shirlington Oktoberfest 2014 is Saturday, October 4 from noon - 7 pm, featuring beers from more than 65 breweries around the country. Car-Free Diet will be there. Join us and enjoy all the great beer, 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 second episode, "Savvy Shopper," shows you how easy it is to get transit, walk and bike information at The Commuter Store.

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

Episode 1: “Man with a Plan,” español, "Un viaje bien planeado".

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

Arlington has more than 113 miles of multi-use trails, bike lanes, and bike routes.

News Headlines
On the move again

Ashley Halsey III, September 29, 2014, Washington Post

Metro responds to bike parking demand at McLean station

September 29, 2014, PlanIt Metro

Drivers express angst over I–95 tolls

Scott Shenk, September 27, 2014, fredericksburg.com

Vienna to apply for grant to relocate part of W&OD Trail

September 26, 2014, Inside Nova

Pedestrian struck in 'intersection of doom' near Key Bridge

Andrea Swalec, September 26, 2014, ARLnow

Driving in Vienna? Welcome... but please slow down!

September 26, 2014, Inside Nova

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Capital Bikeshare Fiesta at Naupha Mankha Mikuna

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Walk and Bike to School Day 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fall Heritage Festival

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, DC

Saturday, October 18, 2014

City Cycling

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Events Calendar

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