Arlington County

January 31, 2019, 10am PST
Not all Metrorail station areas are zoned for transit oriented development.
Greater Greater Washington
December 13, 2018, 12pm PST
County planners envision dozens of new infrastructure projects to improve connectivity and safety on the bikeway network.
Arl Now
November 15, 2018, 9am PST
Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
Greater Greater Washington
November 14, 2018, 10am PST
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
WTOP
November 6, 2018, 1pm PST
In June, planners completed a draft environment impact statement for a replacement for the Long Bridge, which connects trains from Virginia to D.C. Local advocates see the lack of a pedestrian and bike trail as a missed opportunity.
Arl Now
June 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new study by Mobility Lab makes a strong case for unbundling parking from rent to inspire more sustainable transportation choices.
Mobility Lab
May 23, 2018, 9am PDT
A proposal first revealed in November 2017 has already undergone a substantial amount of planning.
Greater Greater Washington
November 30, 2017, 5am PST
In addition to reducing parking requirements to 0.2 to 0.6 spaces per unit for developments "approved by special exception," the board went a step further by requiring mitigations if developers provide more than 1.65 spaces per unit.
The Washington Post
November 21, 2017, 1pm PST
A relative lack of conversions from office to residential—the adaptive reuse model driving the housing market in many urban areas—makes the Washington, D.C. region a perfect place to study the factors that make or break an adaptive reuse proposal.
Greater Greater Washington
November 17, 2017, 2pm PST
The High Line in New York City has inspired ambitious projects all over the country. A pedestrian bridge proposed to connect the Arlington neighborhood of Crystal City to the Reagan National Airport provides the latest example.
Urban Turf
August 14, 2017, 5am PDT
The $500 million, eight-mile extension, mostly paid by private funds and express lane tolls, broke ground August 9. Transurban, the private company in the public-private partnership, will pay $15 million annually for public transit improvements.
Planetizen
July 4, 2017, 11am PDT
A proposed project to connect Rosslyn and Washington, D.C. by Gondola across the Potomac River still has support from the D.C. Council—enough support to fund an environmental study of the idea.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2017, 11am PDT
In Arlington, restricting density to preserve neighborhood character isn't new. A rowhouse ban in 1938 may be one factor behind today's steep prices and gentrification.
Greater Greater Washington
April 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Arlington County, Virginia has begun a process to reduce parking requirements for large residential developments near transit stations.
Greater Greater Washington
February 14, 2017, 1pm PST
Funding for a feasibility study is always one thing. Funding for a project is always something else.
The Washington Post
October 20, 2016, 5am PDT
The Virginia county of Arlington has written into law the ability to create shared streets as well as streets that prioritize pedestrians.
Arlington County
April 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
The newly opened section of the Metroway—already D.C. Metro's "premium bus service"—includes the region's first stretch of bus rapid transit.
Greater Greater Washington
September 14, 2015, 7am PDT
As companies like Uber, Lyft, and Bridj expand to small scale transit options, they are setting the stage for a new kind of small scale transit oriented development where the new station is the sidewalk.
Mobility Lab
July 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Arlington County, Virginia downtown district of Rosslyn will provide the region's latest case study of a commercial district leveraging land use regulations to activate a dormant nightlife.
The Washington Post
April 23, 2015, 6am PDT
In a program called the first of its kind in the nation, the Arlington County will implement a transportation demand management program for public school employees.
Mobility Lab