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.
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.
Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s Organizational Meeting Address
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.
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.
After years of development and community input, the new Arlington Mill Community Center has opened its doors on Columbia Pike. This building, a beacon in the community, will provide something for everyone, of every age and every culture.