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Photo: Virginia Square neighborhoodCompared to other urban villages, Virginia Square is a bit less "urban." It is centered on a Metro station, but the area immediately around the Metro doesn't have as much commercial development as neighboring Ballston or Clarendon. Still, Virginia Square does have a little bit of everything. It's a residential community, a 9-to-5 working center, and an educational and cultural hub.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, is right across from the Virginia Square-GMU Metro station, and employs 500 people here. The Arlington campus of George Mason University is a block from the Metro station. A few blocks away from the Metro, we find residential neighborhoods, highlighted by single-family homes with grassy front yards. Quincy Park, the largest of four parks within walking distance of the Metro station, features picnic areas, a playground, and baseball fields, and is a favorite destination for brown-bag lunchers in the warm weather. The presence of Arlington Central Library and two nearby churches accentuate the small-town feel.

Virginia Square 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.

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          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

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          14th Street Bridge
          2833
          Ballston Connector
          355
          Bluemont Connector
          257
          CC Connector
          775
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          256
          Crystal NB bike lane
          75
          Crystal SB bike lane
          103
          Custis Bon Air Park
          690
          Custis Rosslyn
          1531
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          172
          Fairfax WB Bike Lane
          0
          Joyce St NB
          38
          Joyce St SB
          20
          Key Bridge East
          1171
          Key Bridge West
          808
          Military NB bike lane
          31
          Military SB bike lane
          36
          MVT Airport South
          2167
          Quincy NB bike lane
          46
          Quincy SB bike lane
          105
          Roosevelt Bridge
          487
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          1450
          TR Island Bridge
          1427
          WOD Bon Air Park
          949
          WOD Bon Air West
          1485
          WOD Columbia Pike
          737
          WOD East Falls Church
          6
          Wilson WB bike lane
          315

          Peds counted

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          14th Street Bridge
          798
          Ballston Connector
          403
          Bluemont Connector
          373
          CC Connector
          682
          Custis Bon Air Park
          360
          Custis Rosslyn
          315
          Joyce St NB
          70
          Joyce St SB
          118
          Key Bridge East
          2289
          Key Bridge West
          1017
          MVT Airport South
          3452
          Roosevelt Bridge
          145
          TR Island Bridge
          0
          WOD Bon Air Park
          755
          WOD Bon Air West
          616
          WOD Columbia Pike
          711
          WOD East Falls Church
          143

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