Highlights include contract awards and upcoming public hearings.
The County Board approved contracts to improve intersection access and safety on Arlington Boulevard at Irving Street and to reduce and filter stormwater runoff on Williamsburg Boulevard.
The County’s Neighborhood College program has trained hundreds of residents to effectively advocate on behalf of their communities.
Arlington is asking for feedback on specific public use options for two sites.
The new Crystal City Multimodal Center is located on 18th Street South, under the U.S. Route 1 bridge.
The Board will consider dozens of items on Saturday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 23, that are on the agenda for the May 2017 County Board Meeting.
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments has released its 2017 report on homelessness for the region, showing a nine percent decline in homelessness. While Arlington has shown a significant decrease in numbers since 2013, it saw a slight rise in 2017.
The Crystal City Multimodal Center expands bus capacity around the highly used Crystal City Metrorail Station.
Arlington is accepting submissions from residents for its Complete Streets Program, for projects to improve neighborhood streets.
The American Planning Association has recognized Arlington’s commitment to community-based planning and smart growth with the Gold 2017 National Planning Achievement Award for Implementation of our General Land Use Plan and smart growth journey.