Westover

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Photo: clock towerEasily reached via bus, bike, Metro, or on foot, Westover combines amenities with architectural charm. Westover's main street, Washington Boulevard, truly is pedestrian friendly; there are benches and trees for shade, small businesses with unique and intriguing signs, and places to stop and talk or people-watch. The 45-mile-long Washington and Old Dominion Trail is just a few blocks from the shopping area, and the East Falls Church Metro Station is about a mile away, at Washington Boulevard and Sycamore Street. ART 53 and Metrobus 2A provide bus service along Washington Boulevard.

Beyond the shopping district, there are wide tree-lined streets with brick colonial, Victorian and semidetached duplexes. Westover Park is a place where grownups and kids can meet and socialize. The park frequently hosts the Arlington Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Division and other local kids’ teams. Swanson Middle School, built in 1939, was the first junior high school in Virginia. The school maintains expansive grounds and an adjacent park. Another important resource for residents of all ages is Westover Library.

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

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          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

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          110 Trail
          758
          14th Street Bridge
          913
          Arlington Mill Trail
          435
          Ballston Connector
          257
          Bluemont Connector
          207
          CC Connector
          620
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          165
          Custis Bon Air Park
          1078
          Custis Rosslyn
          2075
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          120
          Joyce St NB
          24
          Joyce St SB
          26
          Key Bridge East
          1144
          Key Bridge West
          522
          Military NB bike lane
          62
          Military SB bike lane
          54
          MVT Airport South
          2599
          Quincy NB bike lane
          109
          Quincy SB bike lane
          78
          Roosevelt Bridge
          301
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          1113
          TR Island Bridge
          1432
          WOD Bon Air Park
          1516
          WOD Bon Air West
          1857
          WOD Columbia Pike
          1285
          WOD East Falls Church
          1503
          Wilson WB bike lane
          193

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          634
          14th Street Bridge
          315
          Arlington Mill Trail
          462
          Ballston Connector
          304
          Bluemont Connector
          264
          CC Connector
          284
          Custis Bon Air Park
          332
          Custis Rosslyn
          330
          Joyce St NB
          98
          Joyce St SB
          122
          Key Bridge East
          1717
          Key Bridge West
          1438
          MVT Airport South
          119
          Roosevelt Bridge
          156
          TR Island Bridge
          580
          WOD Bon Air Park
          394
          WOD Bon Air West
          613
          WOD Columbia Pike
          486
          WOD East Falls Church
          257

          All counters, YTD

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          Year to Date
          6856202
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