Engage Arlington


Current Engagement Opportunities       

Missing Middle Housing - County Board Engagement (Multiple Dates): From September to October 2022, the Arlington County Board will host 3 Information Sessions and 11 Community Conversations regarding Missing Middle Housing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, listen, reflect, and share their perspectives with County Board members and neighbors to inform the following steps of the MMHS process. Register for a community conversation or submit early questions here

Gulf Stream Resilience Project - Feedback Form through Aug. 15: Provide your input on the Gulf Branch stream project and its latest changes. Learn about the project's background and approach with the StoryMap tool

Chesapeake Bay Preservation Plan Update - Feedback Form through Aug. 15: Share your thoughts on the newly drafted Chesapeake Plan which documents how Arlington's water quality policies, programs and plans have grown since the original 2001 plan. Learn about the plan's background by visiting the project page. 

South Four Mile Run Drive Complete Streets Community Meeting - Virtual Event *RESCHEDULED* on Aug. 17, 6 p.m.: Join County staff for a virtual community meeting to learn about the project, see how community input helped shape concept design elements and options, and share your feedback. Visit the project page for more information.

Crystal City Metrorail Second Entrance Public Meeting on Sept. 6, 7 p.m.: Join County transportation staff for a virtual meeting to learn about updates to the Crystal City Metrorail Station East Entrance.

23rd Street South - Crystal City Bike Network Public Meeting on Sept. 15, 7 p.m.: Attend a virtual public meeting with County transportation staff to review the proposed design and share your feedback on the proposal to reconstruct 23rd Street South between Route 1 and Crystal Drive.

Digital Equity Broadband Study eCheckup - Feedback Opportunity through Sept. 30: Share your input as a resident and/ or business on the broadband study to help the County better understand the community's internet use and broadband access. Learn about this study by visiting the project page. 

Draft Forestry and Natural Resources Plan - Feedback Opportunity through Oct. 3: Share your feedback on the Draft Forestry and Natural Resources Plan to help assure the future benefits of nature. Visit the project page to learn about the plan, leave a comment directly and share your thoughts. 

Missing Middle Housing Study - Feedback Form: Continue to share your feedback on Missing Middle Housing recommendations and share your thoughts on other potential options for the County. Learn about community engagement for the Missing Middle Housing study. 

Highlights from Previous Opportunities

Proposed FY 2023 - FY 2032 Capital Improvement Plan: The County Manager presented his proposed FY 2023- 2032 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to the County Board on May 17, 2022. Learn about the proposal and review resources including the CIP engagement summary and analysis documents.

CC2DCA Engagement Summary: The Crystal City to Ronald Regan Washington International Airport Multimodal Connection (CC2DCA) study team has prepared updates to share with the community. Learn about public response in the second round of engagement that took place last winter, and next steps for analysis ahead of the next round of engagement anticipated for the fall of 2022. See the newsletter:

FY23 Budget Engagement Overview: Check out a quick overview of what we learned from this past fiscal year's engagement around the County's operating budget. Learn more about the budget and the upcoming consideration from the County Board this April.

Lubber Run Park Pedestrian Bridge Renovation - Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts regarding the draft design for the Lubber Run Pedestrian Bridge. We appreciate your input. Review the update on the project shared by staff at the Nov. 17 Arlington Forest Civic Association meeting.    

Plan Langston Boulevard: View the latest updates, including the Summary of the Feedback(PDF, 11MB) received for the entire corridor, organized by topic and including a summary by neighborhood area. View the study’s Documents page and learn about the Engagement Approach

Vision Zero in Arlington: Arlington County transportation staff and our partners have been working hard to deliver projects, programs, and policies to reduce serious transportation crashes in our community. We are excited to share our first Vision Zero Mid-Year Progress Report. The report details action from 2021, as well as action coming in 2022.  Learn more about Vision Zero.

Community Oversight Board and Independent Policing Auditor: To improve transparency and accountability in the police department, the County Board has established a Community Oversight Board (COB) with independent investigative and subpoena power, and an Independent Policing Auditor.


Jerusalem Solomon
Director of Public Engagement
Office of Communications & Public Engagement