About

Arlington's Car-Free Diet is the easy, fun way to live a car-free lifestyle. Each time you leave your car at home – choosing instead to ride transit, bike, walk or telework – you can save money, improve your health and clean our environment.

Arlington's Car-Free Diet is a program of Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS), a bureau of the Department of Environmental Services of Arlington County, Virginia. Other ACCS programs and services include CommuterPage.com®,  CommuterDirect.com®, The Commuter Store®, WalkArlington, BikeArlington, and Arlington Transportation Partners. ACCS is funded in part by grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).

Arlington's Car-Free Diet Hispanic Program: Dieta Cero-Auto de Arlington

Learn about the efforts that Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS) is making to integrate and foster a two-way conversation with the Hispanic community that lives, works, studies and plays in Arlington, Virginia.

The Dieta Cero-Auto program started in 2013 to promote and inform the Latino/Hispanic community about ACCS programs and services, transit, biking, walking, carpool/vanpool and telework. Spanish language elements include: brochures, videos, website, social media, public events, meetings with the community through local organizations, small businesses and other County programs and community centers.

In addition to the integration and education efforts, we are optimistic about inspiring other municipalities to engage residents of cultural diversity.

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What's Your One?

One car-free trip is all it takes to make a difference -- less carbon dioxide in the air, less gasoline burned, and one less car clogging the roads. With so many ways to get around in Arlington, everybody has at least one car-free trip they can take. Read more.

Car-Free Diet Skeptics

Think going car free is too difficult? So did our Car-Free Diet Skeptics. Read more.

Car-Free Diet Show

Welcome to The Car-Free Diet Show, the first, only and – most importantly – #1 rated 4-to-5-minute-long sketch comedy show devoted to the Car-Free Diet in all of Arlington! Read more.

Questions and Comments about Arlington's Car-Free Diet

What do you think of CarFreeDiet.com? Email your comments to info@carfreediet.com

General Commuting Questions

If you have general commuting questions and can’t find the answer online, please feel free to contact The Commuter Store staff at 703-228-RIDE (703-228-7433, TDD: 711), or email your commuting question to Questions@CommuterDirect.com. You can also visit one of the four Arlington locations of The Commuter Store™ or the Mobile Commuter Store in person or call individual stores directly.
 

Photo: Metrorail platform

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

You could save $816 a month if you switch from driving to public transportation for your commute.

American Public Transportation Association

News Headlines
Metro's busy Red Line to slow during SafeTrack Surge 6, 7

July 27, 2016, NBC Washington

Silver Line construction will affect Herndon-Monroe Park & Ride

July 26, 2016, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

DDOT Prepares for SafeTrack Surge #6

July 27, 2016, DDOT

Bus stop relocation at Franconia-Springfield Metro

July 27, 2016, Fairfax County

More News & Events

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
767
14th Street Bridge
2388
Arlington Mill Trail
355
Ballston Connector
397
Bluemont Connector
200
CC Connector
634
Clarendon EB bike lane
246
Custis Bon Air Park
1276
Custis Rosslyn
1860
Fairfax EB bike lane
174
Joyce St NB
30
Joyce St SB
35
Key Bridge East
1288
Key Bridge West
843
Military NB bike lane
52
Military SB bike lane
59
MVT Airport South
2314
Quincy NB bike lane
123
Quincy SB bike lane
134
Roosevelt Bridge
532
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1614
TR Island Bridge
1497
WOD Bon Air Park
880
WOD Bon Air West
1653
WOD Columbia Pike
750
WOD East Falls Church
1252
Wilson WB bike lane
280

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
546
14th Street Bridge
217
Arlington Mill Trail
1198
Ballston Connector
215
Bluemont Connector
240
CC Connector
318
Custis Bon Air Park
306
Custis Rosslyn
261
Joyce St NB
47
Joyce St SB
70
Key Bridge East
1149
Key Bridge West
0
MVT Airport South
125
Roosevelt Bridge
106
TR Island Bridge
414
WOD Bon Air Park
359
WOD Bon Air West
427
WOD Columbia Pike
450
WOD East Falls Church
255

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
5932194
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