Arlington County, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), has initiated a study to explore the possibility of providing a multimodal connection between Crystal City and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). An online community meeting on July 15 will serve as the public kick-off for the study, which is anticipated to take […]
Projects & Planning News
On Friday, Arlington County Government and Arlington Public Schools (APS) will formally dedicate the Stratford Commemorative Trail at what is now Dorothy Hamm Middle School (formerly Stratford Junior High School). The trail’s interpretive panels discuss the national, state, and local history of school desegregation and honor the four seventh-grade students who desegregated Stratford on Feb. 2, 1959 (Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deskins, Lance Newman, and Michael Jones), as well as local activist Dorothy M. Bigelow Hamm.
The $1.25 billion three-year Capital Improvement Plan focuses on meeting Arlington’s existing commitments, increasing infrastructure maintenance, and beginning investments in long-term plans and programs.
Anthony Fusarelli, Jr. has been selected as the County’s new Planning Director after a nationwide search.
The Arlington CountyBoard approved projects and agreements at its March Meeting that will increase the County’s flood resiliency and improve its stormwater infrastructure.
The Arlington County Board approved a plan to redevelop the Courthouse Landmark Block, adjacent to the Courthouse Metro Station, with a residential building that will feature groundfloor retail and include eight affordable homes.
The Arlington County Board will consider and take action on dozens of items coming before it at its March, 2021 Meeting. Highlights include a proposed redevelopment of an entire commercial block in the Courthouse neighborhood.
The Arlington County Board will consider dozens of items at its first Regular Meeting of 2021. View the agenda and staff reports on the County website.
The Arlington County Board today approved naming Green Valley’s Town Square for civic activist John Robinson, Jr. Robinson, often called the “Mayor of Green Valley,” fought for decades against racial injustice and inequality in northern Virginia. Born in Arlington, Robinson (1934-2012), published the Green Valley News, a free African American publication that circulated in Green […]
The Arlington County Board acted upon dozens of items at its Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 Regular County Board Meeting.