Sustainable Arlington

An Envision Arlington committee & a Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) chapter

Folder Transportation


default (Arlington) Sustainable Transportation Advisory Committee

Learn about Connect Arlington, a 20-year strategy (2021-2041) to ensure that residents, workers, business owners, and visitors are provided a safe, reliable, multimodal transportation network that meets the needs of all people of all ages and abilities.

The plan can be downloaded in full or by section at the links below: 

default Bluebikes come to Arlington, Aug. 2020

"4 Bluebikes station locations determined; 2 more eyed,", 


Articles on innovations in transportaton, housing, and designing for climate change.

default COMPLETE STREETS, National Coalition

Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets make it easy to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to work. 

default Dangerous By Design 2016 (or why we need Complete Streets)

Between 2005 and 2014, a total of 46,149 people were struck and killed by cars while walking in the United States. In 2014, ... 4,884 people were killed by a car while walking—105 people more than in 2013.  The elderly, poor and people of color are disproportionately affected. 

default Owning and Driving a Hybrid Vehicle, Arlington resident drives a Volt

Interview recorded at Arlington, MA EcoFest, March 4, 2019

default Owning and Driving an Electric Vehicle, Arlington resident drives Nissan Leaf

Interview recorded at Arlington, MA EcoFest, March 4, 2019

default Town mulls bike-share program, favors Hubway option

A detailed report on 3 bike-share options was presented at the Jan. 9, 2017 meeting of the Arlington Board of Selectmen by bike-sharing working group volunteer Seth Federspiel.