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?

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

More

News Headlines
Portions of Orange and Silver lines to remain closed following derailment

July 29, 2016, WTOP

Metro's busy Red Line to slow during SafeTrack Surge 6, 7

July 27, 2016, NBC Washington

MARC train strikes car near Beltsville Friday

Victoria St. Martin, July 29, 2016, Washington Post

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

Robert Thomson, July 29, 2016, Washington Post

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Marymount Farmers Market

Saturday, July 30, 2016

SafeTrack Surge 6 Starts

Monday, August 1, 2016

Car-Free Diet at Aurora Hills Library for Book Discussion

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Car-Free Diet at Ballston Mega Market

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Events Calendar

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
607
14th Street Bridge
1968
Arlington Mill Trail
282
Ballston Connector
296
Bluemont Connector
215
CC Connector
741
Clarendon EB bike lane
184
Custis Bon Air Park
1012
Custis Rosslyn
1525
Fairfax EB bike lane
144
Joyce St NB
23
Joyce St SB
25
Key Bridge East
994
Key Bridge West
671
Military NB bike lane
37
Military SB bike lane
28
MVT Airport South
1917
Quincy NB bike lane
97
Quincy SB bike lane
81
Roosevelt Bridge
495
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1332
TR Island Bridge
1594
WOD Bon Air Park
716
WOD Bon Air West
1289
WOD Columbia Pike
621
WOD East Falls Church
927
Wilson WB bike lane
221

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
523
14th Street Bridge
198
Arlington Mill Trail
584
Ballston Connector
317
Bluemont Connector
267
CC Connector
266
Custis Bon Air Park
353
Custis Rosslyn
290
Joyce St NB
44
Joyce St SB
84
Key Bridge East
1511
Key Bridge West
0
MVT Airport South
84
Roosevelt Bridge
108
TR Island Bridge
632
WOD Bon Air Park
452
WOD Bon Air West
607
WOD Columbia Pike
511
WOD East Falls Church
281

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
5996274
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