Virginia Square

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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Car-Free Transportation Options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Virginia Square

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          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

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          110 Trail
          499
          14th Street Bridge
          1593
          Arlington Mill Trail
          512
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          212
          CC Connector
          712
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          247
          Custis Bon Air Park
          1080
          Custis Rosslyn
          1788
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          168
          Joyce St NB
          40
          Joyce St SB
          38
          Key Bridge East
          1157
          Key Bridge West
          808
          Military NB bike lane
          49
          Military SB bike lane
          35
          MVT Airport South
          2328
          Quincy NB bike lane
          97
          Quincy SB bike lane
          62
          Roosevelt Bridge
          357
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          0
          TR Island Bridge
          1497
          WOD Bon Air Park
          1561
          WOD Bon Air West
          1551
          WOD Columbia Pike
          1240
          WOD East Falls Church
          1533
          Wilson WB bike lane
          271

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          564
          14th Street Bridge
          233
          Arlington Mill Trail
          605
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          401
          CC Connector
          516
          Custis Bon Air Park
          457
          Custis Rosslyn
          314
          Joyce St NB
          79
          Joyce St SB
          111
          Key Bridge East
          2789
          Key Bridge West
          1254
          MVT Airport South
          241
          Roosevelt Bridge
          117
          TR Island Bridge
          912
          WOD Bon Air Park
          598
          WOD Bon Air West
          662
          WOD Columbia Pike
          610
          WOD East Falls Church
          0

          All counters, YTD

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          Year to Date
          6458755
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