Ballston

Photo: Sidewalk in BallstonBallston boasts high-rises, hotels, shopping, restaurants, and inviting green spaces that contribute to create a vibrant pedestrian-friendly mix of business and pleasure. Once you get just a few blocks from the main streets, the high-density development tapers off to residential neighborhoods with parks, schools, and single-family homes. The Ballston-MU Metro station is a major transportation hub, connecting Metrobus and ART buses with Metrorail's Orange and Silver lines. Plus there is plenty of bike parking on the Metro Plaza.

Need help with your car-free options? The Commuter Store® located on the Ballston-MU Metro Plaza has knowledgeable staff to answer any of your walk, bike and transit questions. Get maps, schedules, and buy Capital Bikeshare memberships or fares for all the regional transit systems.

Choose a subtopic under "Ballston" in the menu at left, or use the map below to explore car-free transportation options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Ballston.

Car-Free Transportation Options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Ballston

          Did You Know?

          Arlington County is one of only 15 Gold-level Walk Friendly Communities in the U.S.

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          News Headlines
          Older generation has higher risk of motorcycle fatalities

          Fredrick Kunkle, October 16, 2017, Washington Post

          UMD workers fighting to eliminate campus parking fees

          Natalie Schwartz, October 16, 2017, Diamondback

          Driverless car investments top $80 billion

          Melanie Zanona, October 16, 2017, The Hill

          Metro will open early Oct. 22 for Marine Corps Marathon

          Martine Powers, October 16, 2017, Washington Post

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          Upcoming Events
          Fall Heritage Festival

          Saturday, October 21, 2017

          Marine Corps Marathon Family Festival

          Sunday, October 22, 2017

          County Wandering Walking Tour

          Saturday, October 28, 2017

          Champion Trees Bike Ride

          Saturday, October 28, 2017

          Car-Free Diet at the Columbia Pike Farmers Market

          Sunday, October 29, 2017

          Events Calendar

          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

          View Counter Data
          110 Trail
          456
          14th Street Bridge
          1680
          Arlington Mill Trail
          250
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          201
          CC Connector
          594
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          150
          Custis Bon Air Park
          710
          Custis Rosslyn
          1342
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          146
          Joyce St NB
          37
          Joyce St SB
          20
          Key Bridge East
          940
          Key Bridge West
          777
          Military NB bike lane
          26
          Military SB bike lane
          29
          MVT Airport South
          2429
          Quincy NB bike lane
          125
          Quincy SB bike lane
          108
          Roosevelt Bridge
          494
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          0
          TR Island Bridge
          1015
          WOD Bon Air Park
          479
          WOD Bon Air West
          931
          WOD Columbia Pike
          0
          WOD East Falls Church
          714
          Wilson WB bike lane
          222

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          738
          14th Street Bridge
          599
          Arlington Mill Trail
          769
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          329
          CC Connector
          767
          Custis Bon Air Park
          661
          Custis Rosslyn
          642
          Joyce St NB
          91
          Joyce St SB
          111
          Key Bridge East
          2753
          Key Bridge West
          1277
          MVT Airport South
          391
          Roosevelt Bridge
          177
          TR Island Bridge
          1471
          WOD Bon Air Park
          1118
          WOD Bon Air West
          1109
          WOD Columbia Pike
          0
          WOD East Falls Church
          566

          All counters, YTD

          View Counter Data
          Year to Date
          7378859
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