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!
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.
Get up-to-date schedules for Metrobus and local bus routes in Northern Virginia.
Get news and current bus schedules delivered to your web-enabled mobile device, wherever you are.
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.
Tools and Resources
Check out this section for lots more tools to make it easy to get around.