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. With the help of our residents, host Jimmy Meritt shows you just how easy it is to be car free in Arlington.

Watch all The Scoop episodes
¡Mira todos los episodios de  El que Sabe, Sube!

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

12% of Arlington households have no vehicles, compared to 8% statewide.

2000 U.S. Census

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Central Library

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Balaclavas and Baklava: Winter Bike Accessory Workshop

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Capital Bikeshare Fiesta at Arlington Mill Community Center

Friday, December 5, 2014

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014

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News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments Nov. 21-23

November 17, 2014, WMATA

Safety issues could delay Metro's new rail cars

Adam Tuss, November 21, 2014, NBC Washington

Some new Metro escalators break down

Martin Di Caro, November 21, 2014, WAMU

Fairfax County bond sale to help pay for Silver Line parking garages

Lori Aratani, November 20, 2014, Washington Post

2000 miles of bicycle, pedestrian projects recommended for region

Martin Di Caro, November 20, 2014, WAMU

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