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ICYMI: Weekly Wrap (September 15-19)

Maggie Awad
Maggie Awad September 19, 2014 Maggie Awad is the Marketing Director at Arlington Transportation Partners. She says every commute to work is different with so many options in her neighborhood including bus, Metro and Capital Bikeshare.
ATP TAKEAWAY: In case you missed it, here are a few of the best stories from the past week!

In case you missed it, here's our Weekly Wrap with a few of the best stories from the past week!In Case You Missed It

All About Arlington

Four More Neighborhood Conservation Projects Up for Approval

“Four projects aimed at improving pedestrian safety, removing invasive plants and more are likely to be approved at this Saturday’s regular Arlington County Board meeting.”

Most livable cities? Arlington is No. 3

“The rankings are based on economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics, social and civic capital, education and health care, as well as surveys of residents.”

Arlington still No. 1 in Virginia for tourism/travel spending

“While the rate of growth continues to cool, Arlington in 2013 retained its crown as top tourist-and-business-traveler destination in the commonwealth.”

Transportation Today & Tomorrow

Public-Transportation Attitudes Examined in Major New TransitCenter Report

“In Who’s On Board: The 2014 Mobility Attitudes Survey, New York-based research-and-innovation foundation TransitCenter has pieced together an array of insights providing data that could help propel public transportation in America to new heights.”

Want to Be Happier? Try Walking Even Part of the Way to Work

“New research concludes that an active commute may be as important to well-being as marriage or a pay raise.”

Businesses Can Play Key Role in Boosting Public Transportation Ridership

“People who are offered transit benefits from an employer use them.”

Tags: Arlington County, Transit

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