Urge VDOT and Arlington County to Reimagine Route 1
For far too long Route 1 has divided our community and not lived up to its potential.
Pledge your support by clicking the link below to send VDOT an email urging Arlington County to reimagine the roadway with an at-grade design that emphasizes safety and accessibility for the benefit of all who live, work and visit National Landing.Pledge Support
Over 58% of Arlingtonians who use Route 1 say it’s not safe, easy or effective to get around. Right now, it’s a highway dividing our neighborhoods. We believe we can change that. Together, let’s create a movement that works to ensure the future of Route 1 puts people before cars.
Our bold vision ensures that decisions regarding Route 1’s transformation into an urban boulevard is designed to prioritize YOUR safety first.
We stand ready to continue advocating for people first mobility that builds an equitable, sustainable and accessible future.
Our Guiding Principles:
A reimagined Route 1 will be designed to move people in a variety of ways while also creating a place where residents want to live, businesses want to invest, and employees want to work.
In the News
- National Landing’s Hopes for a Pedestrian-Friendly Route 1 Could Become a Test of Amazon’s Clout in Virginia
Washingtonian / May 18, 2021
- Press Release Announcement: People Before Cars
National Landing BID / May 18, 2021
- National Landing BID Unveils Bold Vision for the Future Route 1
National Landing BID News / October 6, 2020
- Crystal City developer, businesses and neighbors all fear the Route 1 redesign has gone off track
Washington Business Journal / March 4, 2021