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.

What's Your One?

What's Your One?One of the best things about the Car-Free Diet is that it's really easy to get started! Find just ONE trip you can take without a car -- a bike ride to the office, a walk to the store, or any other trip you want -- and you can start benefiting right away!

Watch our new video on the countless car-free trips you can take in Arlington.

So what are you waiting for? See how one car-free trip can change your life with the Car-Free Diet Calculator, then tell us all about your "one" right here.

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

50% of all trips Americans make are less than 3 miles; 40% less than 2 miles, 28% less than 1 mile.

U.S. Dept. of Transportation, 2009

News Headlines
Metro service information for Labor Day

August 25, 2014, WMATA

Metrorail weekend service adjustments Aug. 29 - Sep. 1

August 25, 2014, WMATA

Md. hiker dies after being pinned under boulder

September 1, 2014, NBC Washington

Changes to taxi rules coming to D.C.

Lori Aratani, August 31, 2014, Washington Post

Metrorail to provide extra hour of service Wednesday night for soccer event

August 29, 2014, WMATA

Man struck by train at Mt. Vernon Sq. Metro

Keith L. Alexander, August 31, 2014, Washington Post

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

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Rosslyn Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Car-Free Diet at Arlington Mill Farmer's Market

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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