Commuter Buses

These long-haul bus services bring commuters to the D.C. area in the morning, and take them back outside the beltway in the evening. Commuter bus services usually make only a few stops, connecting with other transit systems or park-and-ride lots on each end of the commute.

SmarTrip® and SmartBenefits®

Photo: SmarTrip and bus fareboxSmarTrip® is a convenient way to pay transit fares using a rechargeable plastic farecard. SmarTrip is accepted on Metrobus, Metrorail, local transit systems, and most of the commuter bus systems listed below. SmartBenefits® is a program that allows employers to assign commuting benefits directly to employees' SmarTrip cards. Find out more about SmarTrip and SmartBenefits.

Guaranteed Ride Home

If you commute by bus, you may be eligible for Commuter Connections' Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH). GRH provides free taxi rides home when the unexpected happens. The Guaranteed Ride Home Service is also available to commuters who use other commuting alternatives, such as carpooling or bicycling. More about the Guaranteed Ride Home Program.

Commuter Bus Services

Loudoun County Transit
Weekday morning and late afternoon rush hour bus service from park and ride lots in Loudoun County to destinations that include Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station, Rosslyn, Crystal City, the Pentagon and Washington, DC. SmarTrip® accepted.

Maryland Transit Association (MTA) Commuter Bus
MTA Commuter Bus Service connects thousands of Maryland’s suburban residents with jobs in Baltimore and Washington,DC. Commuter Bus operates weekdays during morning and evening rush hours, and is managed by private contractors with oversight from the MTA.

PRTC OmniRide
Express bus services from the Manassas, Dale City, Triangle, Dumfries and Lake Ridge areas. Destinations include Crystal City, the Pentagon, Washington, DC and Tysons. Service is also provided between OmniRide locations in Prince William County and Franconia/Springfield Metrorail and Tysons Corner Metrorail stations. SmarTrip® accepted.

Did You Know?

You could save $816 a month if you switch from driving to public transportation for your commute.

American Public Transportation Association

CommuterPage.com News
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Max Smith, March 24, 2017, WTOP

Metro adjusts for cherry blossom crowds

Kristi King, March 24, 2017, WTOP

Acela train derails in New York

Lori Aratani, March 24, 2017, Washington Post

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Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Civitan Open Air Market

Saturday, April 1, 2017

National Walking Day

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Workshop: W&OD Bridge Over Lee Hwy.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6-8 p.m.

Mobile Commuter Store Visit to Wakefield High School

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
905
14th Street Bridge
1503
Arlington Mill Trail
605
Ballston Connector
324
Bluemont Connector
231
CC Connector
1190
Clarendon EB bike lane
201
Custis Bon Air Park
1595
Custis Rosslyn
1878
Fairfax EB bike lane
144
Joyce St NB
32
Joyce St SB
41
Key Bridge East
1577
Key Bridge West
698
Military NB bike lane
59
Military SB bike lane
47
MVT Airport South
4164
Quincy NB bike lane
121
Quincy SB bike lane
100
Roosevelt Bridge
510
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1859
TR Island Bridge
2372
WOD Bon Air Park
2136
WOD Bon Air West
2598
WOD Columbia Pike
1809
WOD East Falls Church
2103
Wilson WB bike lane
256

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
472
14th Street Bridge
381
Arlington Mill Trail
603
Ballston Connector
322
Bluemont Connector
304
CC Connector
401
Custis Bon Air Park
340
Custis Rosslyn
408
Joyce St NB
43
Joyce St SB
88
Key Bridge East
2335
Key Bridge West
1324
MVT Airport South
229
Roosevelt Bridge
62
TR Island Bridge
576
WOD Bon Air Park
439
WOD Bon Air West
643
WOD Columbia Pike
303
WOD East Falls Church
306

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
1778929
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