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. In this episode, Chris, from Crystal City, shows us "the magic" behind registering and loading money onto a SmarTrip card online.

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

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Pentagon Centre

Friday, October 24, 2014

Bike Tour with Arlington County Park Rangers

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Marine Corps Marathon & Finish Festival

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Car-Free Diet at Ballston Common Mall

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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News Headlines
39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon road closures

October 21, 2014, Arlington County

Weekend service adjustments October 24-26

October 20, 2014, WMATA

For Veterans Day show, Metro to close one line, expand others

Andrew Mollenbeck, October 21, 2014, WTOP

Arkansas Ave. NW narrowed after resident outcry

Martin Di Caro, October 20, 2014, WAMU

The contributory negligence problem for bicyclists

Shane Farthing, October 17, 2014, Medium

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