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Why Streetcar? Because Streetcar improves connections.

Why Streetcar? Because Streetcar improves connections.

The 7.4-mile streetcar system will connect job centers, neighborhoods, and shopping destinations, as well as Metrorail and VRE commuter rail.

Why Streetcar? Because more people will want to ride streetcar.

Why Streetcar? Because more people will want to ride streetcar.

Streetcar will help us attract more people to transit who now drive alone — and will help reduce congestion in the key Columbia Pike and Route 1 corridors.

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte reads from and discusses her book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

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.

Around Arlington - June 16, 2014

Around Arlington – June 16, 2014

On this episode of Around Arlington, the county retains its triple AAA bond rating, we take a look at the reduction in the homeless population in the county, and the new update to Arlington’s Noise Ordinance. We also visit the new state of the art small animals facility at the Animal Welfare League, and celebrate all of Arlington’s volunteers.

Kids Outdoor Play: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Kids Outdoor Play: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Arlington is full of great places for kids to play. But even play time can be a dangerous time if your kids aren’t careful. To make sure all the games stay fun, here are some safety tips to remember when your kids head out to play.

Stay Arlington: Crystal City

Stay Arlington: Crystal City

Bright and vibrant Crystal City. Arlington’s largest downtown, Crystal City thrives by day and by night — all in view of the nation’s Capital.

Stay Arlington: Ballston

Stay Arlington: Ballston

Ballston, Arlington’s epicenter for discovery, brings a dynamic mix of business and leisure. Located at the western gateway of Arlington’s business corridor and easily reached via Metro’s Orange and Silver Lines, Ballston is a hub of science and technology, and hotels offer all the amenities business travelers need.

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.

Memories of Little Saigon

Memories of Little Saigon

Writer/historian Kimberly O’Connell shares her memories of Arlington’s Little Saigon neighborhood, formerly located in Clarendon.

Dr. David Robarge. chief historian at the Arlington Public Library, speaking at the Arlington Public Library

Spies Next Door! 3 Stories of Espionage and Counterintelligence in Arlington

Encore Learning and Arlington TV present a talk by on the recent history of spycraft in Arlington, by Dr. David Robarge, chief historian of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Kimberly Palmer, author of "The Economy of You"

Kimberly Palmer: The Economy of You

Author and entrepreneur Kimberly Palmer speaks at the Arlington Public Library about her book, “The Economy of You”.

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.

multimodal

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.

Arlington Reads: Richard Ford

Arlington Reads: Richard Ford

Richard Ford, author of “The Sportswriter”, is interviewed by PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown at a 2014 Arlington Reads event.