South George Mason Drive Multimodal Transportation Study



The first phase concluded in May 2022, and included the project kick-off and information gathering on existing conditions. The project team is currently reviewing public feedback received and working on developing preliminary alternatives for the study corridor.

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About the Project

The South George Mason Dr. Multimodal Transportation Study will review this key corridor from Route 50 to the Arlington/Fairfax line to identify improvements that deliver the vision, goals, and prior planning of Arlington County’s Master Transportation Plan (MTP).

The study will develop a corridor-wide profile and initial concepts for each segment, and further develop a preliminary design concept for the segments located between Columbia Pike and the County line for use in upcoming grant funding applications.

Project Schedule:

  • Kick-off and public engagement on your experience today* - March 2022
  • Corridor-wide analysis and concept development* - April-May 2022
  • Corridor Area Analysis and Planning* - June-July 2022
  • Drafting the Study - August-September 2022
  • Finalizing the Study - October-November 2022


* includes a public engagement check-point

Public Process

There will be multiple public engagement opportunities throughout the study process including a virtual community kick-off meeting in Phase 1 and community workshops in later phases.

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Upcoming community engagement opportunities will collect information on existing conditions:

Spring 2022 - Study Kick-Off and Understanding Your Experience Today

Virtual Community Kick-Off Meeting

The project team held a virtual community meeting to kick off the first phase of public engaegment for teh study.

Online Feedback Map

Open from Wednesday, April 6 - Sunday May 1, 2022

Share your feedback

In-Person Walking Tours

Four Mile Run Area

  • Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
  • Time: 12pm – 2:00pm
  • Meet at Barcroft Community Center Entrance

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Columbia Pike Area

  • Date: Thursday, April 28
  • Time: 2pm – 4:00pm
  • Meet at Alcova Heights Park, next to the basketball court.

Learn More

Future public engagement check-points will include a public workshop during the concept development phase and a public meeting to inform corridor area analyses. All public engagement opportunities will be announced in advance and information will be shared on this page and through the Southern Arlington Transportation Update email newsletter. 

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The total budget for this study is $240,000 using NVTA Local Funds and Commercial and Industrial Tax revenues.