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.


Metrorail Reliability Has Improved

Metro’s largest-ever annual capital investment in the system, as well as the recently concluded SafeTrack maintenance program, has produced better on-time performance and fewer unscheduled delays. Read more from ART - Arlington Transit.

Live, Work and Play in Shirlington

Welcome to eclectic, accessible, vibrant Shirlington.


Arlington's Car-Free Diet is presented by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Arlington, Virginia Department of Environmental Services.

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Upcoming Events
Fall Heritage Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Marine Corps Marathon Family Festival

Sunday, October 22, 2017

County Wandering Walking Tour

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Champion Trees Bike Ride

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Car-Free Diet at the Columbia Pike Farmers Market

Sunday, October 29, 2017

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News Headlines
Older generation has higher risk of motorcycle fatalities

Fredrick Kunkle, October 16, 2017, Washington Post

UMD workers fighting to eliminate campus parking fees

Natalie Schwartz, October 16, 2017, Diamondback

Driverless car investments top $80 billion

Melanie Zanona, October 16, 2017, The Hill

Metro will open early Oct. 22 for Marine Corps Marathon

Martine Powers, October 16, 2017, Washington Post

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