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Pledge for Car Free Day

Pledge for Car Free Day

Car Free Day is September 22 this year and everyone in the region will be encouraged to get around without cars and instead ride a train, bus, bicycle, carpool, vanpool, subway, or walk. To participate all you need to do is fill out the pledge form, then go car free or rely less on your car by going car-lite, it’s that simple! Once you pledge, you’re automatically entered for a chance to win great prizes!
The Metroway Premium Transit Service Starts 8/24!

The Metroway Premium Transit Service Starts 8/24!

It’s coming! Get on board Metroway starting August 24. The service will run between Braddock Road and Crystal City using the first section of the Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway. Fast, convenient service that’s there when you need it. So hop on board! The service will feature separate dedicated bus lanes -- or a “transitway” -- many new stations, greater bus frequency, later night service, and seven-day a week service to riders in Alexandria and Arlington.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update

Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update

As part of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Update the City has developed an online survey and interactive map to collect input on existing walking, bicycle issues, needs, and ideas for improving the environment for walking and biking. The survey and map are available in English and Spanish and will be available for input through early October 2014. This is the first of many opportunities, including a public meeting on September 30 and events throughout the year, to help shape your City. Stay tuned for more information!
The State Wants Your Opinion on Transportation

The State Wants Your Opinion on Transportation

Got some thoughts on transportation? Want a chance to win a $100 gift card? The State of Virginia wants to understand how you travel now and how you want to travel in the future. Your opinion will shape Virginia’s next statewide multimodal transportation policy plan called VTrans2040. This plan will include a transportation vision for the future and guiding principles that will influence transportation investment decisions. There will be three random drawings for survey participants to win a $100 gift card!
Get Money to Start a Van Pool or Save the One You are In

Get Money to Start a Van Pool or Save the One You are In

Sponsored by the City of Alexandria, the Van Start and Van Save programs provides temporary funding (up to $2,000) for vanpools having trouble filling all of their seats. The Van Start Program, which funds empty seats during the critical start up phase of new vanpools; and the Van Save Program, which is for existing vanpools that are experiencing problems in their passenger levels due to the loss of riders.

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