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?

You could save $816 a month, or $9,797 a year, if you switch from driving to riding public transportation for your commute.

American Public Transportation Association

News Headlines
Metro weekend track work to resume April 18-20

April 14, 2014, WMATA

Dulles Toll Road fees won't rise for years

John Aaron, April 16, 2014, WTOP

Va. transportation plan makes debut Wednesday

April 17, 2014, WTOP

D.C., Md., Va. officials teaming up on pedestrian and bicyclist safety

April 17, 2014, ABC 7

Thousands sign up to work for UberX and other services

Steve Hendrix, Lori Aratani, April 13, 2014, Washington Post

D.C. HOT lanes plan will bump into reality

Robert Thomson, April 16, 2014, Washington Post

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Pentagon Centre

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Guided Historic Tour of Washington's Forest

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Change A Life: Donate Your Bike To Bikes For The World

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Events Calendar

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