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
Draft Public Engagement Plan
We want to hear from you about enhancing our engagement efforts, particularly on capital projects such as transportation maintenance, park improvements, and development of new County-owned facilities. Share your feedback by Sept. 13.
An update to the Bicycle Element of Master Transportation Plan (MTP) is under way. Learn more and find out how to share input.
Draft Public Spaces Master Plan
Preview the draft plan for our parks and recreation spaces, then share your input online by Aug. 31 (extended from Aug. 11).
Renaming Jefferson Davis Hwy
The City of Alexandria’s Ad Hoc Advisory Group is soliciting potential new names for a portion of the U.S. Route 1 road. Learn more and take a survey.
Madison Manor Park
This park is getting a renovation. Find out more and also share your input until Sept. 30 about what you like and don’t like about the 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.
Theodore Roosevelt Island
The National Park Service is accepting comments through Sept. 8 related to the scope of projected improvements at Theodore Roosevelt Island.
- 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.