Civic engagement is at the heart of Arlington. Find a way to make a difference in your community — share feedback today, or find ways to get more deeply involved.
Highlighted Engagement Opportunities
Benjamin Banneker Park
Share your feedback on the placement of reserved-space car-share parking stations. Suggest a location with the interactive map OR take a short survey to give your input on the potential on-street location network.
Community Health Survey
Take the confidential, 5-minute survey to help the County understand the community’s strengths and identify health issues needing more attention.
VRE Station Improvements
Visit the Crystal City VRE station on Wed., March 29th from 3-6:30p.m. or attended the public meeting on Thurs., March 30th from 5-7:30p.m. to discuss proposed station improvements. See project details.
FY 2018 Proposed Budget
Share your thoughts and learn more about the County Manager’s proposed budget.
Tackling Big Needs Within
Stay up to date on the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission as it considers unique opportunities to acquire new land, and options for how to use the Buck and Carlin Springs properties.
66 Eastbound Widening
Stop by the public workshops for design of the new W&OD Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge on April 5, and early May.
12th Street Improvements
Share your thought on the design of 12th Street South between Eads and Clark Streets on Wed., April 5 from 3-6p.m. at the new library branch in the Crystal City Underground.
- Service Request / Report a Problem
- A-Z Directory of Services
- Resident Ombudsman | Business Ombudsman
- Projects & Planning Site – details on projects around Arlington, by neighborhood and topic
- Open Data Portal – view County data; share input on info you’d like to see
Get More Involved
Join Your Civic Association
The core of neighborhood activity, events & issues – there’s one in every corner of Arlington.
Attend Neighborhood College
It’s back-to-school time for those interested in getting involved with neighborhood issues.
Online Volunteer Connection can help find the right fit for you — with a search tool, volunteer calendar, and notification feature.
Visit the Arlington Public Schools engage page to learn about current news and initiatives.
Serve During Emergencies
Join a dedicated group of volunteers who help with the County’s emergency preparedness — and who assist should a disaster strike.
The PLACE initiative — Participation, Leadership, and Civic Engagement — launched in 2012 and was focused on updating the “Arlington Way” by expanding the ways in which our residents engage with each other and our government to enrich Arlington.