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
Local Bird Walks

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Home and Garden Expo

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Crystal City 1K Wine & Beer Walk

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Birding Delaware Shore

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Open house for Arlington Memorial Circle redesign Mar. 3

Greg Billing, March 2, 2015, WABA

1st Anacostia River Festival to feature bike rides and a bike parade

March 2, 2015, WashCycle

Metro riders hanker for information, while they're still riding

Robert Thomson, February 28, 2015, Washington Post

Where are Metro's fancy new railcars?

Abigail Hausiohner, February 28, 2015, Washington Post

Two pedestrians struck at Kensington bus stop

February 28, 2015, WUSA 9

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