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!

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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

Upcoming Events
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

Halloween

Friday, October 31, 2014

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News Headlines
39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon road closures

October 21, 2014, Arlington County

Metrorail weekend service adjustments October 24-26

October 20, 2014, WMATA

Montgomery installing first cycle track

Aaron Kraut, October 23, 2014, Bethesda Now

D.C. officials radically scale back streetcar plans

Michael Laris, October 23, 2014, Washington Post

D.C. cuts streetcar system from 22 to 8 miles

Martin Austermuhle, October 23, 2014, WAMU

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