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?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

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News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments September 19-21

September 15, 2014, WMATA

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

D.C. police crack down on bicycling violations

Martin Di Caro, September 19, 2014, WAMU

In 10th year of Park(ing) Day, parklets bloom on 6 continents

Payton Chung, September 19, 2014, Streetsblog USA

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Live in Arlington Information Fair

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Car-Free Diet at Westover Farmer's Market

Sunday, September 21, 2014

World Car-Free Day 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Events Calendar

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