Bike Savvy Tips

It's important to not only know the rules of the road before you head out on a bike, but also to know how to ride safely while sharing the road with drivers, other bikers and pedestrians.  We teamed up with goDCgo to bring you a series of savvy biking tips to ensure you know how to ride both smart and safe as you make your way around Arlington (and the DC region) by bike!

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Do the right thing: Follow all traffic laws.

Do the right thing: Follow all traffic laws.

Follow the leader: Ride in single file; except when passing.

Follow the leader: Ride in single file; except when passing.

Go with the flow: Ride in the same direction as traffic.

Go with the flow: Ride in the same direction as traffic.

Play it safe: Be careful at intersections; look out for turning vehicles.

Play it safe: Be careful at intersections; look out for turning vehicles.

Send a signal: Use hand signals to indicate your intentions.

Send a signal: Use hand signals to indicate your intentions.

Shed some light: Use lights when you're riding at night or in low visibility conditions.

Shed some light: Use lights when you're riding at night or in low visibility conditions.

Use protection: When worn correctly, helmets protect your noggin.

Use protection: When worn correctly, helmets protect your noggin.

Use your judgment: Ride on sidewalks only when necessary.
Riding on the sidewalk is illegal in downtown Washington, DC.

Use your judgment: Ride on sidewalks only when necessary. Riding on the sidewalk is illegal in downtown Washington, DC.

Don't be dodgy: Ride in a straight line; do not dodge between parked cars.

Don't be dodgy: Ride in a straight line; do not dodge between parked cars.

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Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
190
14th Street Bridge
2429
Arlington Mill Trail
170
Ballston Connector
342
Bluemont Connector
89
CC Connector
232
Clarendon EB bike lane
102
Custis Bon Air Park
359
Custis Rosslyn
445
Fairfax EB bike lane
60
Joyce St NB
21
Joyce St SB
13
Key Bridge East
476
Key Bridge West
309
Military NB bike lane
20
Military SB bike lane
14
MVT Airport South
676
Quincy NB bike lane
43
Quincy SB bike lane
34
Roosevelt Bridge
116
Rosslyn Bikeometer
399
TR Island Bridge
465
WOD Bon Air Park
513
WOD Bon Air West
627
WOD Columbia Pike
948
WOD East Falls Church
479
Wilson WB bike lane
169

All bike counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
512017
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