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October 29, 2014

Donate Blankets for Syrian Refugees, Nov. 1-21

Arlington is participating in and supporting the Northern Virginia Regional Commission’s efforts to collect blankets for Syrian refugees who have fled to Turkey. Donate your clean, folded blankets to two Arlington locations or many others throughout Northern Virginia.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Awards Streetcar Engineering Contract

The Arlington County Board today approved the award of a $26 million, multiphase contract to HDR Engineering, Inc. to begin engineering and design on the 7.4-mile Arlington-Fairfax streetcar system. The contractor will develop preliminary design plans for the Columbia Pike and Crystal City-Potomac Yard streetcar segments and technical specifications for the streetcar vehicles.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Video-Monitoring on School Buses

The Arlington County Board today approved an ordinance amendment to allow Arlington Public Schools (APS) to install and operate video-monitoring systems on their school buses, to record violations of motorists passing stopped school buses.
September 23, 2014

Arlington County Board Recognizes Outstanding Landscapes

The Arlington County Board today recognized four outstanding Arlington properties for the quality of their landscaping and the serenity they bring to their neighborhoods.
September 20, 2014

Arlington County Board Adopts Updated Stormwater, Water Distribution Master Plans

The Arlington County Board today adopted the updated Stormwater and Water Distribution Master Plans.
Arlington County Board Approves McKinley Elementary School Expansion and Renovation Plan
September 20, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves McKinley Elementary School Expansion and Renovation Plan

The Arlington County Board today approved a use permit for new additions and renovations at the campus of McKinley Elementary School.
September 11, 2014

Media Alert: Arlington County Board Names Thomas Jefferson Working Group Members

The Arlington County Board has named the 20 members to the Thomas Jefferson Working Group whom it plans to formally appoint on September 16.
September 04, 2014

Arlington County Supports Washington Region’s Bid for 2024 Olympics

Arlington County strongly supports the Washington, D.C. region’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said today.
September 03, 2014

Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Working Group to Meet

Members of the Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Group are being contacted now and will be formally appointed to the Working Group by the County Board at its September 16 work session.
August 06, 2014

Arlington Statement on Virginia’s Temporary Agreement with Uber and Lyft

“This is a good interim step toward finding a permanent solution that will encourage innovation in the transportation industry and ensure the safety of passengers. This agreement serves to bring Uber and Lyft into compliance with state law.” Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said.
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