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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.

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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.

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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.

Green Acres

Green Acres

When Arlington Arts Center heard about the County’s Urban Agriculture task force, it decided to mount an exhibit that looked at issues of farming, ecology, and sustainability and turn it into a Community project.

water main break

Water Main Breaks

Water main breaks are unavoidable and unpredictable. In the winter months with extreme temperature fluctuations, breaks and leaks are common. eport ALL water emergencies and possible main breaks to Arlington County’s 24 hour emergency hotline.

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s New Year’s Day Remarks

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s Organizational Meeting Address

LED

LED Streetlight Program

Looking for ways to save on your electricity bill? So is Arlington County. That’s why we rolled out the LED Streetlight program in 2010. The results have been outstanding with a nearly 75 percent reduction in energy use for the lights already replaced,saving approximately $300,000.

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Around Arlington: December 18, 2013

On this edition of Around Arlington, we meet Alicia Eggert, an artist who explores our relationship with time, anticipation and motion. Also, the new park at the Clarendon Metro open, Ballston hosts its very own “Shark Tank.” The Arlington Police Department help stop gang violence with soccer, and the winners of the James B Hunter Awards are announced.

2013 Year-End Highlights

2013 Year-End Highlights

This 2013 highlights reel looks at how the County “Moved Forward Together” in the past year.

Christopher B. Leinberger

Christopher B Leinberger on Urban Design: A Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion on Urban Design and Placemaking with Christopher B. Leinberger

Christopher B. Leinberger speaking

Christopher B. Leinberger on Urban Design

Christopher B. Leinberger speaks on “The Urbanization of the Suburbs: Why Arlington is the National Model and Where Do We Go Next?”.

Around Arlington - November 19, 2013

Around Arlington – November 19, 2013

Big news from the Arlington County Board this week. We’ll hear all about it straight from the newsmaker himself.

Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection

During the months of November and December, Arlington County collects leaves from residents who receive county curbside trash and recycling services.

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Around Arlington – October 14

Transportation and moving people through or around Arlington is one of the most important issues in our community. This is evident in the recent improvements to Crystal Drive and the installation of three high-speed elevators at the Rosslyn Metro.