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The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

How Arlington County used Design Thinking Principals to redesign community services.

Around Arlington - December 01, 2014

Around Arlington – December 01, 2014

On this episode, we get you ready for winter weather! Arlington is committed to plowing not only streets, but bike trails. Also, Board Chair Jay Fisette announced the cancellation of the Streetcar project, the Arlington Food Assistance Center is asking for your help this holiday season, more young adults are starting businesses here and more leaves are falling and collection continues!

Around Arlington - October 6, 2014

Around Arlington – October 6, 2014

In this episode, we’ll tell you about a new app that will help you around Arlington National Cemetery, when you can expect leaf collection to begin in your neighborhood and how to borrow gardening tools from the library. Also, nominations are being accepted for a major award in our community, and the police department wants to meet with the community to discuss what’s important to you.

Rethinking Arlington's Energy Future

Rethinking Arlington’s Energy Future

Over 50 years ago community leaders had a vision to redevelop Arlington, VA. At the time they didn’t know that they were starting a trend that would later be known as ‘Smart Growth’. This is the story of how today’s Arlington visionaries want to create a community energy plan that’ll reach into the next 50 years.

Around Arlington - September 22, 2014

Around Arlington – September 22, 2014

On this episode, we remember and pay tribute to those who were lost 13 years ago during the Septemeber 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, invite you to explore and celebrate the Hispanic heritage in Arlington, check out a newly renovated Glencarlyn park, celebrate the opening of the Route 50 and Courthouse road interchange and more.

Neighborhood Conservation Program

Neighborhood Conservation Program

The Neighborhood Conservation Program has been helping to improve and enhance Arlington neighborhoods for 50 years. This program empowers citizens to identify and plan projects in their own neighborhoods.

Around Arlington - August 13, 2014

Around Arlington – August 13, 2014

On this episode, there is a new police chief in town for a day, we explore Arlington’s amazing public art program, Courthouse Square gets one step closer to a major update, Metro’s silver line heads into Arlington, and major improvements to several parks and neighborhoods thanks to the Capital Improvement Plan.

Around Arlington - July 29, 2014

Around Arlington – July 29, 2014

In this episode, we break ground on Virginia’s first right-of-way dedicated to premium surface transit, and see some young girls go to Fire Camp.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

Police Memorial

Around Arlington – May 20, 2014

On this episode, we take a look at Tandem NSI’s recent National Security Deal Day at Artisphere, how Arlington has cut costs of new transit stops across the region, a look at Clarendon in the 1970s, and honor those law enforcement who gave their lives to protect our community.


Around Arlington – May 06,2014

In this episode, we look at how the county is making one section of Pentagon City safer to travel, an addition of some new Notable trees, a reopening of a local park that is fit for kids and adults, and we honor the women of vision in Arlington.


Around Arlington – March 10, 2014

In this episode, we honor the 2013 DESIGNArlington awardwinners, learn how kids are teaming up with police to help change our community, see how a new transitway can help with traffic, marvel at new art lighting up Rosslyn, and mourn the loss of a beloved Arlington employee.


Potholes in Arlington

There’s five seasons in Arlington—spring, summer, fall, winter and pothole season! Learn how potholes form, how the County takes action to fill them, and what you can do to report a problem.

traffic backup

Around Arlington – February 24, 2014

On this episode, we’ll look at the future of Rosslyn, and why there is currently so much traffic. Also, the County receives a grant to help bring technology and national security together in Arlington, a local park gets some much needed upgrades, and the new decal for your car has been announced.

ArlingtonVA mobile APP

The new ArlingtonVA mobile APP

Introducing the new ArlingtonVA mobile app that lets you connect with the County in a whole new way. See an issue, then report it on the spot.