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June 7, 2018

Give Back to Arlington: Adopt a Bus Stop

For a week, take note of the bus shelters around you. Notice the comings and goings of passengers and what they do while they wait for the next bus.

Also, notice the bus personnel as they keep shelters clean and tidy for people to use. Except that you won’t see any; there are no daily custodians to clean bus shelters in Arlington County. Instead, there is a system for volunteers to adopt an ART bus stop near their location.

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June 6, 2018

4 Solutions for a Crowded Parking Garage

From a revenue perspective, lack of parking is a good problem to have—a higher demand for parking means imposing higher parking rates. However, a lack of space also means residents are circling for parking or those who truly need it are left without a space.

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June 6, 2018

FAQ: SmarTrip 101

Usually when people talk about public transit you hear two schools of thought:

Public transit is easy to use.


Public transit is a little scary. I don’t even know how to ride the bus.

If you fall into the second category, Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) is here to help. We get it, taking that first step on to bus or metro can be intimidating. While we can’t exactly hold your hand, we do want to make the transition from car dependent to car-lite (or car free!) as easy as possible.

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June 5, 2018

New I-66 Incentives to Inspire New Commutes

Construction on I-66 will improve the corridor in the long term, but will also make commuting a challenge over the next four years. To encourage residents and workers to use different modes of transportation on the I-66 Express Lanes, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has partnered with neighboring jurisdictions to share new discounts on public transportation systems.

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June 1, 2018

Champion of the Month: Crystal City BID

It’s no secret that Crystal City has been changing. From placemaking by creating hangout spots at corners and office buildings, to covering buildings in works of art, there’s something new to see on every block.

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