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?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

League of American Cyclists

Upcoming Events
Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2016

Community Check In: Transit Service on Lee Highway Meeting

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Metro SafeTrack Surge Project 1 begins

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Comfort Confrontation: A Community Bike Ride

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Events Calendar

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
634
14th Street Bridge
1855
Arlington Mill Trail
481
Ballston Connector
286
Bluemont Connector
172
CC Connector
742
Clarendon EB bike lane
175
Custis Bon Air Park
1130
Custis Rosslyn
1286
Fairfax EB bike lane
115
Joyce St SB
35
Key Bridge East
1154
Key Bridge West
534
Military NB bike lane
41
Military SB bike lane
30
Quincy NB bike lane
73
Quincy SB bike lane
67
Roosevelt Bridge
431
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1391
TR Island Bridge
1744
WOD Bon Air Park
1492
WOD Bon Air West
1919
WOD Columbia Pike
1339
WOD East Falls Church
1572
Wilson WB bike lane
194

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
972
14th Street Bridge
446
Arlington Mill Trail
1397
Ballston Connector
173
Bluemont Connector
374
CC Connector
484
Custis Bon Air Park
625
Custis Rosslyn
433
Joyce St SB
124
Key Bridge East
2868
Key Bridge West
1138
Roosevelt Bridge
218
TR Island Bridge
1340
WOD Bon Air Park
727
WOD Bon Air West
833
WOD Columbia Pike
949
WOD East Falls Church
689

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
3335619
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program