Proportion of Arlington jobs located within 1/8 mile of sidewalks, 1/4 mile of bicycle infrastructure, 1/4 mile of bike share (Capital Bikeshare stations), 1/4 mile of car share, 1/4 mile of bus transit, 1/4 mile of the primary transit network, 1/2 mile of commuter rail, and 3/4 mile of Metrorail.
Proportion of County Jobs in Close Proximity to Pedestrian, Bicycle, Bike Share, Transit and Carshare Facilities, 2011
|1/8 mi. of sidewalks||99.6%|
|1/4 mi. of bike facilities||74.9%|
|1/4 mi. of Bikeshare||40.9%|
|1/4 mi. of ART bus stop||76.6%|
|1/4 mi. of ADA bus stop||89.2%|
|1/4 mi. of any bus stop||94.6%|
|1/4 mi. of PTN||72.9%|
|1/2 mi. of VRE||6.2%|
|3/4 mi. of Metrorail||76.6%|
|1/4 mi. of car share||50.9%|
Proportion of County Jobs in Close Proximity to Bike Share and Transit, 2008-2011
|1/4 mi. of Bikeshare||0%||40.9%|
|1/4 mi. of ART stop||65.4%||76.6%|
|1/4 mi. of VRE station||5.2%||6.2%|
|1/4 mi. of Metrorail station||76.1%||76.6%|
This measure tracks the percentage of Arlington jobs that are located within 1/8-mile of sidewalks, 1/4-mile of bike share, 1/4-mile of car share, 1/4-mile of ART stops, 1/4-mile of primary transit network bus stops, 1/2-mile of VRE Stations and 3/4-mile of Metrorail Stations. The primary transit network is defined as any bus corridor in the county that has a weekday span of 18 hours or more and 15-minute weekday frequencies.
This measure is important to ensure that the county’s transportation investments are being focused in areas with high employment to maximize their use and stimulate economic development. This measure relates to the MTP Goal 2: Move More People Without More Traffic and Goal 6: Advance Environmental Sustainability.
Over three-fourths of Arlington jobs were located within walking distance of sidewalks, bicycle facilities, ART stops, and Metrorail Stations in 2011. Bikeshare and VRE stations had the lowest percentage of jobs within walking distance.
The overall proportion of county jobs within walking distance increased between 2008 and 2011 for all modes about which data was available, including bike share, ART stops, VRE Stations and Metrorail Stations. The largest increase was seen in bike share, which did not exist in the county in 2008, but now is accessible to 41 percent of County jobs.
- County Transportation Network Data, 2014
- Employment: LEHD (2008, 2011)