iRide for Arlington Teens

Your ride's here.

You've got places to go. People to see. Things to do. You just need a way to get there.

With Metrobus, Metrorail and ART, you’ve always got a ride. No more begging your parents to take you everywhere. No more bumming a ride off your friends.

And the best part is, riding the bus or the train is actually really easy. Check out the links below to find out everything you need to know.

NEW Student iRide SmarTrip Card

Makes it easier for middle and high school students in Arlington to get around. ART bus rides only cost 85 cents with the card and it works on Metrobus, Metrorail and other regional bus systems. Get your card today!

Quick links

iRide Brochure (PDF, 3.4 MB, Adobe Reader required)

This brochure tells you how to read a timetable, how to pay bus fare, where to catch the bus and includes a map that shows you which buses will take you to your school.

Metro Trip Planner
Use this great tool from Metro to plan your trip in Arlington, or anywhere in the DC area, using public transportation.

Online Schedules
Get up-to-date schedules for Metrobus and local bus routes in Northern Virginia.

Mobile Schedules
Get news and current bus schedules delivered to your web-enabled mobile device, wherever you are.

Car-Free Diet Map thumbnailCar-Free Diet Map
(PDF, 5.2 MB, Adobe Reader required)
Map of Arlington showing all of the bus and rail routes and major transfer points.

Get Into ART
Official site of ART-Arlington Transit, Arlington's local bus system. ART will move you! Students with middle or high school IDs pay 85¢ cash fare. Or buy iRide tokens at the Commuter Store or Arlington Rec Centers, 20 tokens for $15.

Metrobus Routes Serving Arlington
The Metro system serves the entire DC area. The ART site has a section with the Metrobus routes that will get you around Arlington.

Tools and Resources
Check out this section for lots more tools to make it easy to get around.

Did You Know?

The average person loses 13 lbs. their first year of commuting by bike.

League of American Cyclists

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
764
14th Street Bridge
2102
Arlington Mill Trail
589
Ballston Connector
325
Bluemont Connector
241
CC Connector
932
Clarendon EB bike lane
239
Custis Bon Air Park
1419
Custis Rosslyn
1659
Fairfax EB bike lane
190
Joyce St NB
50
Joyce St SB
30
Key Bridge East
1610
Key Bridge West
650
Military NB bike lane
68
Military SB bike lane
45
Quincy NB bike lane
129
Quincy SB bike lane
115
Roosevelt Bridge
407
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1643
TR Island Bridge
2101
WOD Bon Air Park
1995
WOD Bon Air West
2474
WOD Columbia Pike
1690
WOD East Falls Church
1970
Wilson WB bike lane
283

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
731
14th Street Bridge
440
Arlington Mill Trail
1045
Ballston Connector
301
Bluemont Connector
326
CC Connector
659
Custis Bon Air Park
683
Custis Rosslyn
530
Joyce St NB
97
Joyce St SB
139
Key Bridge East
3644
Key Bridge West
1355
Roosevelt Bridge
240
TR Island Bridge
1565
WOD Bon Air Park
1047
WOD Bon Air West
991
WOD Columbia Pike
1469
WOD East Falls Church
641

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
4276300
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program