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?

Driving alone is the primary commute mode for 54% of Arlington Commuters, compared to 83% statewide.

2007 Virginia State of the Commute Study: Arlington Perspective

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
416
14th Street Bridge
862
Arlington Mill Trail
95
Ballston Connector
373
Bluemont Connector
87
CC Connector
469
Clarendon EB bike lane
82
Custis Bon Air Park
291
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
44
Joyce St SB
8
Key Bridge East
506
Key Bridge West
381
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
17
Quincy NB bike lane
37
Quincy SB bike lane
44
Roosevelt Bridge
223
Rosslyn Bikeometer
594
TR Island Bridge
459
WOD Bon Air Park
173
WOD Bon Air West
357
WOD Columbia Pike
161
WOD East Falls Church
258
Wilson WB bike lane
82

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
523
14th Street Bridge
252
Arlington Mill Trail
538
Ballston Connector
502
Bluemont Connector
308
CC Connector
427
Custis Bon Air Park
335
Custis Rosslyn
1505
Joyce St SB
67
Key Bridge East
1980
Key Bridge West
1146
Roosevelt Bridge
83
TR Island Bridge
672
WOD Bon Air Park
479
WOD Bon Air West
466
WOD Columbia Pike
394
WOD East Falls Church
324

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
2559253
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program