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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!

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.


Parkmobile APP

Starting this summer, you won’t need to Feed the Meter when parking in Arlington. Now you can pay by cell thanks to the Parkmobile APP, and park at any metered space throughout the County.

Around Arlington - July 8, 2014

Around Arlington – July 8, 2014

In this episode, we celebrate our volunteers and all they do, take a look at two parks now open in the area, see how some kids are making a change and learn what Google was doing in Arlington.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

Two Days in Two Minutes on Arlington's Courthouse Square

Two Days in Two Minutes on Arlington’s Courthouse Square

Two days in two minutes on Arlington’s Courthouse Square.

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.

Press Briefing: Arlington County Manager's Recommendations for Future Transit Station Construction

Press Briefing: Arlington County Manager’s Recommendations for Future Transit Station Construction

Arlington County Manager’s recommendations for future transit station construction along Columbia Pike.

ACFD training

Around Arlington – April 07, 2014

In this edition of Around Arlington, we take a look at the new Arlington County Fire Training Academy, a new way to count bicyclists on our trails, a fast new fiber optic network coming to Arlington, two exciting author talks, a peek at what the streetcar could mean long term for our area, and more.

Changing Face of Retail

Panel Discussion: The Changing Face of Retail

A panel discussion on the changing face of retail, part of the Roundabouts Speaker Series sponsored by the Arlington County Planning Division.

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.

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 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.