Residential Champions

Residential communities in Arlington County can be recognized and rewarded for their leadership and dedication to transportation programs when they participate in Champions. No matter what your community looks like—with 15 units or 150, a garden apartment building or luxury high rise—there are so many ways to become a Champion and to make an impact.

Through your partnership with Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), your property will see immediate benefits, including:

  • Recruitment and retention of residents
  • Operational cost savings
  • Improved resident health, well-being and satisfaction
  • Community involvement and visibility
  • Competitive advantage and increased marketability
  • Environmental stewardship

As a Multi-Family Residential Champion, you’ll receive great perks and opportunities to be featured around the County. Every Champion is recognized and rewarded; however, the higher your level, the more benefits your residential property receives.

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2019 Residential Champions

Enrollment for Champions 2019 is open. Fill out the 5-minute application form for residential properties located in Arlington, Virginia.

Bennett Park (Bozzuto)

Looking for an apartment with the space you need? Treat yourself to one of the most luxurious apartments found in Rosslyn, VA. Enjoy spacious studio, one, two or three bedroom apartments with sleek features and gorgeous balcony views.

At Bennett Park, residents are a stone’s throw away from the Key Bridge, perfect for a Saturday stroll into Georgetown. If you’re looking for an easy commute, I-66, The George Washington Memorial Parkway or route 50 are just minutes away. Need Metro access? We have you covered here, too. Perfectly situated less than a half a mile away from the Courthouse and Rosslyn Metro Stations, you can choose which station works best for you.

19Nineteen Clarendon (ZRS Management)

Arlington’s new luxury apartments, 19Nineteen Clarendon, is just footsteps from Arlington’s best shops, dining, and only two blocks from the Orange Line Court House Metro station. Residents enjoy the convenience of luxurious outdoor courtyards, fitness centers, and state of the art bicycle facilities. Enjoy the refreshing style of a sophisticated Arlington apartment with such features as LEED certification, Italian cabinetry in every stylish fully-equipped kitchen and granite countertops throughout.

2001 Clarendon Boulevard (Legend Management Group)

With the Court House Metro station just a block away and a myriad of shops and restaurants within walking distance, you’re guaranteed to have plenty of room to roam whenever you want. From terraces and patios to rooftop pool and fitness center with Fitness On Demand™, you’ll find generous space to enjoy every moment in your corner of Arlington.

2201 Pershing Apartments (Equity Residential)

2201 Pershing Apartments has successfully created its very own mixed-use urban space that lures people with its quiet setting and impressive amenities. With numerous nearby bus lines and on-site Capital Bikeshare station, access to Metro is a breeze for people living at 2201 Pershing Apartments.

Garfield Park (Kettler)

With Garfield Park, there’s a fully sophisticated, brand new residence that lets you enjoy the Clarendon life AND lets you return to a laidback home at the end of the day. Offering a chill, rooftop courtyard and the kind of exceptional service that helps make every day effortless, this Arlington, VA apartment is the most complete way to enjoy such an incredible neighborhood. Outside is the rush of Clarendon. Inside is the comfort of a real home. Garfield Park lets you enjoy being you steps from Arlington’s multimodal options.

m.flats (Kettler)

Newly opened and located just a block away from the Crystal City Metro Station, m.flats checks all of the sustainable transportation boxes. Their bike storage facilities are unparalleled with a ground floor bike room that opens up onto the sidewalk so you can step from your apartment and onto your bike. Additionally, the property has longer term bike storage facilities as well. As a new building, they have already become involved in the community, participating in National Walking Day and Bike to Work Day. Residents at m.flats can easily get to all of their desired destinations in Crystal City and beyond by foot, bike, or carshare.

Meridian at Courthouse Commons (Paradigm)

Meridian at Courthouse Commons offers great apartments in a perfect location in Arlington, Virginia. This community is just a few steps away from the Courthouse Metro Station, so you can easily commute to DC. Clarendon is within walking distance, giving you access to great shopping, dining and nightlife. They also offer convenience with concierge service, complimentary coffee service and more. Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine in the courtyard’s BBQ area and swimming pool. You will always find plenty to do with the basketball court, racquetball/squash court, putting green and more. Here, you are just a moment away from the Clarendon and Rosslyn neighborhoods, which gives you access to great shopping, dining and nightlife.

Penrose Square (BM Smith)

Penrose Square apartments affords elegant living with the convenience of an on-site Giant grocery, multiple restaurants and shops.

As home to Arlington’s newest urban park, the apartment community also provides instant access to outdoor living and the vibrant Penrose community.

Tellus Apartments (Jefferson Apartment Group)

Fresh and vibrant, cool and connected, LEED Gold Tellus is modern living in the heart of Arlington’s happening Courthouse district. Just blocks from multi-modal transit and tons of hip shops and restaurants, this lush, lofty property is city living with a new – and undeniably green – hue.

Verde Pointe (McCaffery Interests)

Find the comfort, convenience and community you’re looking for at Verde Pointe, a LEED Gold certified building. Located just minutes from downtown Washington, DC, in the Court House neighborhood of Arlington, VA, Verde Pointe offers easy access to both the action of the city as well as the serenity of the suburbs. Enjoy a plethora of pristine community amenities as well, such as the professional fitness center, bike parking, 24-hour concierge service and much more. Take a step outside and jog or bike along the Custis Trail or walk to downtown Clarendon.

WestView at Ballston Metro

Our community is special to us…it’s the place we call home and the people we call neighbors. We put a lot of work into it every day and get even more out of it as the years go by.

Part of the reason living here is so rewarding is the way our community is managed. Community Management Corporation manages our community. What does that mean for you? It means that our management company, paid with your association dues, provides the professional service you expect in order to maintain the value of your home, while growing the value of your investment.

2112 Columbia Pike (BM Smith)

2112, 2121 and 2200 Columbia Pike offer elegant living in the vibrant Penrose Historical urban neighborhood, surrounded by abundant transportation options. At these B.M. Smith properties, residents enjoy spacious apartment living on Columbia Pike where they can walk and bike to parks, shops, grocery stores and restaurants. The area is served by numerous bus lines and all properties are within a block of a Capital Bikeshare station and Zipcars. Additionally, B.M. Smith provides complimentary shuttle service from their properties along Columbia Pike to Metro so residents can easily get from their door to the heart of DC. The properties are in the process of assisting Arlington County with improving and enhancing the new bus stops that will go in front of their buildings. The properties distribute transportation information to tenants along with keeping them engaged with through tenant transportation events.

2121 Columbia Pike (BM Smith)

2112, 2121 and 2200 Columbia Pike offer elegant living in the vibrant Penrose Historical urban neighborhood, surrounded by abundant transportation options. At these B.M. Smith properties, residents enjoy spacious apartment living on Columbia Pike where they can walk and bike to parks, shops, grocery stores and restaurants. The area is served by numerous bus lines and all properties are within a block of a Capital Bikeshare station and Zipcars. Additionally, B.M. Smith provides complimentary shuttle service from their properties along Columbia Pike to Metro so residents can easily get from their door to the heart of DC. The properties are in the process of assisting Arlington County with improving and enhancing the new bus stops that will go in front of their buildings. The properties distribute transportation information to tenants along with keeping them engaged with through tenant transportation events.

2200 Columbia Pike (BM Smith)

2112, 2121 and 2200 Columbia Pike offer elegant living in the vibrant Penrose Historical urban neighborhood, surrounded by abundant transportation options. At these B.M. Smith properties, residents enjoy spacious apartment living on Columbia Pike where they can walk and bike to parks, shops, grocery stores and restaurants. The area is served by numerous bus lines and all properties are within a block of a Capital Bikeshare station and Zipcars. Additionally, B.M. Smith provides complimentary shuttle service from their properties along Columbia Pike to Metro so residents can easily get from their door to the heart of DC. The properties are in the process of assisting Arlington County with improving and enhancing the new bus stops that will go in front of their buildings. The properties distribute transportation information to tenants along with keeping them engaged with through tenant transportation events.

Ballston Park Apartments (Paradigm)

Ballston Park Apartments offer a convenient lifestyle in historic garden style apartments. These apartments are less than one mile from the Ballston Metro Station and Ballston Quarter offering easy access to transit and amenities. You won’t have to wander far as Ballston Park Apartments features a clubhouse, fitness center, and pool. You will be enchanted by the wonderful green space throughout the property, lined with beautiful historic brick units.

Park Georgetown Apartments (Van Metre Management)

Park Georgetown is centrally located in beautiful north Arlington. These signature apartments overlook the entire Washington, DC skyline, just across the Potomac River, giving you a dramatic “”post card”” view to the Nation’s Capital.

Park Georgetown is near Metro and just minutes from historic Georgetown, Capitol Hill, The White House and Washington DC’s central business district.

2019 Residential Criteria


After completing BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD Levels, complete three additional actions:

  • Complete four additional GOLD or SILVER Level items (at least two must be GOLD Level)
  • Provide residents and on-site employees with subsidized bus service and/or shuttle service to transit
  • Install non-mandated, real-time transportation display
  • Install free non-mandated, covered, secure bike parking
  • Complete a comprehensive, research-based case study
  • Complete follow-up actions identified from transportation survey results and goals
  • Sponsor an ATP event
  • Refer a new property to Champions and receive credit after their enrollment meeting
  • Implement a new, non-mandated parking fee
  • Offer a direct or combination transportation benefit for on-site employees
  • Host a free tenant bike tune-up event
  • Achieve or maintain a Bicycle Friendly Business designation

Champions 2019 activities must be completed by November 29, 2019.

After completing BRONZE and SILVER Levels, complete four actions:
*Site plan properties must be in compliance with County requirements to achieve Gold Level or higher.

  • Conduct an online transportation performance monitoring study, discuss transportation goals
  • Adopt an ART bus stop
  • Provide free, non-mandated covered bike parking
  • Host a resident event with ATP
  • Provide non-mandated, free, pre-loaded SmarTrip cards to residents
  • Provide Capital Bikeshare bulk passes and/or annual memberships for residents and/or property employees
  • Provide on-site carsharing/carsharing memberships for residents and/or property employees
  • Participate in an ATP training and/or webinar
  • Establish or update building bike registration process and donate abandoned bikes
  • Provide on-site tools and space for bicycle repair
  • Offer up to $265/month pre-tax transportation benefit to property employees
  • Additional unique program as determined by ATP representative

After completing BRONZE Level, complete three actions:

  • Participate in/promote at least one of the following events:
    • National Walking Day (April)
    • Bike to Work Day (May)
    • Our Shared Street Pop-Up (August)
    • Car Free Day (September)
    • Other ATP community events
  • Promote bike commuting and Arlington County Police Department free bike registration
  • Distribute ATP transportation welcome packets to new residents
  • Participate in at least one ATP program
    • Commute map
    • Feedback survey
    • Focus group
    • Arlington County research opportunities
  • Invite ATP to present at a corporate or regional level management meeting
  • Provide electric car/electric bike charging station
  • Actively promote and manage mandated facilities at the property
  • Promote transportation amenities and programs during prospect tours and publish information on property site

Complete these actions:

  • Host an enrollment and follow-up Champions meeting
  • Distribute transportation brochures, Quick Glances, and Guaranteed Ride Home information to tenants and property employees

Complete one additional action:

  • Establish a property management contact for multiple properties
  • Promote at least two transportation options or programs to residents and employees:
    • BikeArlington/WalkArlington
    • Capital Bikeshare
    • Carsharing/Ridesharing
    • Public transportation
    • Vanpool Connect

Champions will receive the following Level specific rewards for their level of participation in 2019. Champions 2019 activities must be completed by November 29, 2019.

Bronze Level

  • Invitation to our annual Champions banquet
  • Featured Champion on ArlingtonTransportationPartners.com
  • Access to Champions toolkit (logos, press releases, case studies)
  • Receive framed Champions award certificate and decal
  • Invitation to ATP networking events
  • Social media support on Twitter and Facebook

Silver Level

  • All BRONZE Level rewards
  • Recognition in WTOP publication
  • Recognition from local Business Improvement District
  • Recognition in Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Arlingtonian newsletter

Gold Level

  • All BRONZE and SILVER Level rewards
  • Recognition in an Arlington Economic Development Publication
  • Opportunity to be featured as Champion of the Month on ArlingtonTransportationPartners.com
  • Recognition in Washington Business Journal
  • Recognition in regional publication for property

Platinum Level

  • All BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD Level rewards
  • Exclusive invite to and recognition at annual Arlington County Board Meeting
  • Recognition in County-wide press release
  • Recognition in Urban Land Institute’s national publication
  • Recognition of business in/on transit and associated locations


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