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.

A new iRide fare of $1.00 will go into effect on June 25, 2017. The iRide fare will also be extended to elementary school students. Learn more.

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, 3.6 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?

Arlington County is one of only 15 Gold-level Walk Friendly Communities in the U.S.

More

CommuterPage.com News
Transit fare hikes, schedule changes to start across region

Max Smith, June 18, 2017, WTOP

Maryland seeks 'emergency' court ruling to allow Purple Line construction to begin

Katherine Shaver, June 22, 2017, Washington Post

Metro will extend service hours for special events — for a price

Rachel Siegel, June 22, 2017, Washington Post

VRE fare increase effective July 1

June 22, 2017, VRE

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Marymount Farmers Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017

New ART and STAR Fares

Sunday, June 25, 2017

New Metro Fares, Hours, Schedules

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Car-Free Diet at the Columbia Pike Farmers Market

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Events Calendar

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
767
14th Street Bridge
3051
Arlington Mill Trail
491
Ballston Connector
398
Bluemont Connector
270
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
248
Custis Bon Air Park
1386
Custis Rosslyn
1939
Fairfax EB bike lane
182
Joyce St NB
61
Joyce St SB
46
Key Bridge East
1370
Key Bridge West
857
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
43
MVT Airport South
2685
Quincy NB bike lane
66
Quincy SB bike lane
107
Roosevelt Bridge
617
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
1186
WOD Bon Air West
1858
WOD Columbia Pike
1040
WOD East Falls Church
1399
Wilson WB bike lane
243

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
814
14th Street Bridge
363
Arlington Mill Trail
648
Ballston Connector
347
Bluemont Connector
390
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
561
Custis Rosslyn
389
Joyce St NB
88
Joyce St SB
129
Key Bridge East
2811
Key Bridge West
1419
MVT Airport South
159
Roosevelt Bridge
180
TR Island Bridge
2936
WOD Bon Air Park
668
WOD Bon Air West
744
WOD Columbia Pike
803
WOD East Falls Church
508

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
4368072
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