Clarendon

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Photo: outdoor marketClarendon is located on the Wilson Boulevard-Clarendon Boulevard corridor, which was named one of 10 "Great Streets" in the U.S. by the American Planning Association in 2008. Clarendon offers mid-sized office buildings near the Clarendon Metro station and safe, stable neighborhoods full of single-family homes and tree-lined streets.

Clarendon plays host to businesses of all sorts and sizes, many of them with nationally recognized names. The Market Common Clarendon shopping center features Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel, Apple, The Container Store and Pottery Barn. But Clarendon is probably better known for its local, homegrown businesses. This combination of local and national results in a shopping and retail scene that is quite varied and unique.

Clarendon's reputation for good food and lively bars is very well deserved, as people from throughout the DC metropolitan area come to the neighborhood to sample the ethnic restaurants. Regular events in the area include a farmers market every Wednesday afternoon, year-'round.There is also an annual Mardi Gras celebration and the Clarendon Day festival in the fall.

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

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

          Did You Know?

          Driving alone is the primary commute mode for 54% of Arlington Commuters, compared to 83% statewide.

          2007 Virginia State of the Commute Study: Arlington Perspective

          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

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          110 Trail
          132
          14th Street Bridge
          413
          Arlington Mill Trail
          55
          Ballston Connector
          48
          Bluemont Connector
          46
          CC Connector
          216
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          53
          Crystal SB bike lane
          0
          Custis Bon Air Park
          114
          Custis Rosslyn
          351
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          21
          Joyce St NB
          0
          Joyce St SB
          0
          Key Bridge East
          309
          Key Bridge West
          248
          Military NB bike lane
          6
          Military SB bike lane
          11
          MVT Airport South
          326
          Quincy NB bike lane
          871
          Quincy SB bike lane
          76
          Roosevelt Bridge
          113
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          284
          TR Island Bridge
          562
          WOD Bon Air Park
          45
          WOD Bon Air West
          146
          WOD Columbia Pike
          51
          WOD East Falls Church
          87
          Wilson WB bike lane
          65

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          198
          14th Street Bridge
          90
          Arlington Mill Trail
          214
          Ballston Connector
          226
          Bluemont Connector
          197
          CC Connector
          300
          Custis Bon Air Park
          191
          Custis Rosslyn
          225
          Joyce St NB
          13
          Joyce St SB
          0
          Key Bridge East
          994
          Key Bridge West
          671
          MVT Airport South
          51079
          Roosevelt Bridge
          28
          TR Island Bridge
          368
          WOD Bon Air Park
          211
          WOD Bon Air West
          213
          WOD Columbia Pike
          115
          WOD East Falls Church
          122

          All counters, YTD

          View Counter Data
          Year to Date
          1716858
          About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program

          News Headlines
          Metrobus will start Tuesday on Moderate Snow Plan

          February 8, 2016, WMATA

          More than 20 percent of residents bike to work in these three D.C. neighborhoods

          Perry Stein, February 8, 2016, Washington Post

          Arlington offers Feb. 24 snow forum, online survey

          February 8, 2016, Arlington County

          Mardi Gras parade set for Tuesday in Arlington

          Mary Ann Barton, February 8, 2016, Arlington Patch

          More News & Events

          Upcoming Events
          Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade

          Tuesday, February 9, 2016

          Birding Point Lookout State Park

          Tuesday, February 9, 2016

          Arlington Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting

          Wednesday, February 10, 2016

          Car-Free Diet at Columbia Pike Library

          Friday, February 12, 2016

          Events Calendar