SmarTrip & SmartBenefits

Photo: SmarTrip card on busSmarTrip® and SmartBenefits® are programs of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

SmarTrip® is a convenient way to pay transit fares using a rechargeable plastic farecard with an embedded computer chip. Fare value is stored on the card, and fares are automatically deducted each time you ride. SmarTrip is accepted on Metrorail, Metrobus, local bus systems, and some commuter buses. Paying fares with SmarTrip is fast and convenient, and can also save you money. Some transit systems offer a discount for passengers using SmarTrip, and additional discounts when transferring within the system or between transit systems. (Area transit systems no longer issue paper transfers -- discounted transfers are only available with SmarTrip.) You no longer need exact change or a token to ride the bus -- just tap the farebox with your SmarTrip card. More information from WMATA.

Photo: SmarTrip farecard machineSmarTrip cards can be purchased from CommuterDirect.com, The Commuter Store, and the Mobile Commuter Store, from Metro Sales Offices and other transit stores, and at Metro stations.

Fare value can be added to SmarTrip cards in Metrorail stations, on Metrobus, at any Commuter Store location, and at other retail locations that have a SmarTrip point-of-sale device. More information from WMATA.

SmartBenefits® is a program that allows employers to assign commuting benefits directly to employees' SmarTrip cards. More information from WMATA.

CommuterDirect.com makes it possible for customers to apply SmartBenefits to purchases online and at all Commuter Store locations with a SmartBenefits Personal Account. One great advantage of this service is that customers can purchase tickets and passes for transit services that don't accept SmarTrip cards, including MARC and VRE commuter rail and MTA Commuter Bus. To participate, you will need a SmarTrip card and your employer must have you registered in the SmartBenefits program. More information from CommuterDirect.com.

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11 Metrorail stops are located in Arlington.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
311
14th Street Bridge
913
Arlington Mill Trail
526
Ballston Connector
413
Bluemont Connector
323
CC Connector
1178
Clarendon EB bike lane
241
Custis Bon Air Park
1554
Custis Rosslyn
2075
Fairfax EB bike lane
223
Joyce St NB
42
Joyce St SB
28
Key Bridge East
1408
Key Bridge West
941
Military NB bike lane
70
Military SB bike lane
85
MVT Airport South
3175
Quincy NB bike lane
165
Quincy SB bike lane
145
Roosevelt Bridge
648
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1935
TR Island Bridge
1897
WOD Bon Air Park
1366
WOD Bon Air West
2238
WOD Columbia Pike
1138
WOD East Falls Church
1598
Wilson WB bike lane
327

Peds counted

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110 Trail
573
14th Street Bridge
315
Arlington Mill Trail
722
Ballston Connector
224
Bluemont Connector
496
CC Connector
657
Custis Bon Air Park
611
Custis Rosslyn
330
Joyce St NB
53
Joyce St SB
117
Key Bridge East
3218
Key Bridge West
1213
MVT Airport South
315
Roosevelt Bridge
154
TR Island Bridge
1265
WOD Bon Air Park
728
WOD Bon Air West
994
WOD Columbia Pike
787
WOD East Falls Church
583

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
6734420
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