Arlington County Receives Award for Community Planning and Growth

The American Planning Association recently awarded Arlington County with the Gold 2017 National Planning Achievement Award. Their website states: “For more than 50 years, Arlington County’s General Land Use Plan has served as a guide for the county’s smart growth journey. During this period, the Virginia county has transitioned from a suburban, auto-centric collection of neighborhoods to one of the country’s most recognized examples of smart-growth, sustainable, and transit-oriented development while reducing commercial… Read More

Preparing for Winter in Arlington

The Arlington County Government recently published a news release titled “Arlington Ready for Winter.” The report goes into detail on what residents of Arlington can expect from the county in terms of preparation, especially after the heavy winter last year. The main points were: Piloting augmented deployment for large snow events 9,200 tons of salt stockpiled $1.38 million budgeted for snow removal Improved snow issues form The full report and detailed updates may be… Read More