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. 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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728
14th Street Bridge
1319
Arlington Mill Trail
437
Ballston Connector
257
Bluemont Connector
216
CC Connector
644
Clarendon EB bike lane
172
Custis Bon Air Park
1167
Custis Rosslyn
1121
Fairfax EB bike lane
136
Joyce St SB
19
Key Bridge East
955
Key Bridge West
424
Military NB bike lane
66
Military SB bike lane
66
Quincy NB bike lane
68
Quincy SB bike lane
71
Roosevelt Bridge
371
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1066
TR Island Bridge
1744
WOD Bon Air Park
1668
WOD Bon Air West
1916
WOD Columbia Pike
1422
WOD East Falls Church
1470
Wilson WB bike lane
197

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110 Trail
833
14th Street Bridge
317
Arlington Mill Trail
640
Ballston Connector
256
Bluemont Connector
213
CC Connector
429
Custis Bon Air Park
610
Custis Rosslyn
385
Joyce St SB
126
Key Bridge East
2240
Key Bridge West
873
Roosevelt Bridge
256
TR Island Bridge
1096
WOD Bon Air Park
734
WOD Bon Air West
679
WOD Columbia Pike
515
WOD East Falls Church
462

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