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Phoenix Hopes to Rise Anew

The nonprofit Phoenix Bikes hopes to move to a larger location, helping the shop expand the reach of its programs--especially the ones focused on children. “We’ll no longer be a well-kept secret," said the director. more »

May 28, 2013 by in Countywide


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Handicapped Parking, What D.C. Does

Some of Arlington’s disabled residents have not been happy lately with the county’s changes to its parking system and have been looking to Washington D.C.’s streets for guidance. more »

May 8, 2013 by | in Countywide


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County Adjusts Parking Meters to Adhere to ADA

In the past year, the county installed and then replaced non-compliant parking meters. The newest meters being unveiled this week are compliant but some in the handicapped community still are calling foul. more »

May 7, 2013 by | in Countywide


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Transportation Tops Green Living Expo

Arlington’s Green Living Expo had a large turnout on Sunday with sustainable transportation organizations making a strong presence in hopes of swaying residents toward a car-free lifestyle. more »

Apr 25, 2013 by in Countywide (1 Comments)

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"Universal Access" Strong, But Work Could Be Done

Mercury staff talked with a handful of people who must negotiate the county's built environment everyday from the seat of a wheelchair. more »

Apr 22, 2013 by | in About Arlington (2 Comments)

Commuter Services to Survey Latino Community

Arlington County Commuter Services is planning to conduct surveys among the local Latino community in an effort to understand what questions and concerns they might have about public transportation. more »

Mar 23, 2013 by in About Arlington


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Fewer Trees Distributed but the Giveaway Was Successful

Third annual tree giveaway event added fewer trees to people's yards, but tree care education was key, staff said. more »

Dec 3, 2012 by in About Arlington


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Crystal City Drew Vols. From All Over, And On All Topics

“My hope is that they pass, especially the park bond” he said. “[The center] is an important facility for the community.” --Eric Cassel more »

Nov 7, 2012 by in Vote 2012