From YouTube: NewsMakers; Columbia Pike Blues Festival
News segments featuring people and events in Arlington County VA
It grew out of the efforts of the Columbia Pike revitalization organization, working with businesses and neighborhoods throughout the bike, to try- and you know, get people together for an annual event, and there are a lot of events, of course, that ce pro does here, but this has certainly been the most popular and to be a tradition here, and everybody looks forward to it.
So it draws people for one into the bike to the other and want to be a bike area is one of the most diverse, not only in Arlington, but really in the whole country. It's been said that to 220, for which is the zip code. Here is the world and in zip code now we have something like can I near 100 different languages that are spoken along here end up people from all over and they all get together on days like this to enjoy the weather and the music and the food.
Well, we're here to talk about the Green Party talk about sustainability and stewardship and mostly we're giving out some green tea. It's wonderful! We talk about the schools, talk about sustainability and good stewardship, which is really what it's all about. We're celebrating the fact that Columbia Pike's library, next to the Career Center, is going to stay open Arlington's. Then you know struggling with keeping libraries open and particularly in the summer, with the kids out of school, we need those libraries, so we've made some bookmarks and we're calling this bookmarks for change change.
We're promoting the car free diet, we're letting people know how to get around using public transportation. A lot of people people have been coming up. We have a trivia wheel, we're asking people. Questions are on how to get around using public transportation. You know and see how. Well they know if you weren't here, you can get more information at the commuter stores in ballston, charlington, crystal city and Roslyn, or you can visit our website commuter pages com or the car free.com.