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?

You can find out what transportation benefits are available where you live or work in Arlington?

More

News Headlines
Metrobus Explorer shows where buses go

Svet Neov, September 29, 2016, GGW

Commuter train crash in New Jersey

September 29, 2016, Washington Post

Pedestrian hit, killed in Seat Pleasant

September 28, 2016, WUSA9

Officials hope bus bay upgrades coax commuters out of cars

Kristi King, September 28, 2016, WTOP

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 1, 2016

6th Annual Arlington Fun Ride

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Walk/Bike to School Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Car-Free Diet at Westover Farmer's Market

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Events Calendar

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
349
14th Street Bridge
1145
Arlington Mill Trail
145
Ballston Connector
126
Bluemont Connector
140
CC Connector
795
Clarendon EB bike lane
111
Custis Bon Air Park
430
Custis Rosslyn
844
Fairfax EB bike lane
72
Joyce St NB
14
Joyce St SB
19
Key Bridge East
637
Key Bridge West
459
Military NB bike lane
19
Military SB bike lane
25
MVT Airport South
885
Quincy NB bike lane
46
Quincy SB bike lane
52
Roosevelt Bridge
318
Rosslyn Bikeometer
738
TR Island Bridge
1403
WOD Bon Air Park
265
WOD Bon Air West
561
WOD Columbia Pike
236
WOD East Falls Church
447
Wilson WB bike lane
128

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
650
14th Street Bridge
258
Arlington Mill Trail
611
Ballston Connector
394
Bluemont Connector
383
CC Connector
490
Custis Bon Air Park
487
Custis Rosslyn
521
Joyce St NB
96
Joyce St SB
110
Key Bridge East
2391
Key Bridge West
1147
MVT Airport South
350
Roosevelt Bridge
163
TR Island Bridge
1864
WOD Bon Air Park
718
WOD Bon Air West
676
WOD Columbia Pike
472
WOD East Falls Church
443

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
8118205
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program