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Commuter Rail - MARC & VRE

The Washington, DC area has two commuter rail services: VRE - Virginia Railway Express and MARC - Maryland Area Regional Commuter. The combined average weekday ridership approaches 60,000 passengers; about 40,000 each day for MARC and about 20,000 each day for VRE.

VRE provides service between Union Station in Washington, DC and stations in Virginia, along two lines, the Manassas Line and the Fredericksburg Line. VRE is a joint project of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) and the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC). More information at vre.org.

MARC provides service between Union Station in Washington, DC and stations in Maryland, along three lines, the Penn, Camden, and Brunswick Lines. MARC is operated by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), a division of the Maryland Department of Transportation. In addition to MARC, MTA also operates local bus, commuter bus, light rail, and subway services in Maryland. More information at mta.maryland.gov/marc-train.

SmartBenefits® and Commuter Rail

VRE and MARC do not accept SmarTrip®, but riders who receive SmartBenefits® from their employer can still use their benefits to purchase tickets. CommuterDirect.com offers a SmartBenefits personal account service.  VRE and MARC riders can apply their SmartBenefits to their CommuterDirect.com® account and purchase tickets and passes through CommuterDirect.com.® Customers can choose to have tickets delivered to them, or pick up their tickets at any of the five locations of The Commuter Store.® More about SmarTrip and SmartBenefits.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
995
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
440
Clarendon EB bike lane
143
Custis Bon Air Park
553
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
107
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
23
Key Bridge East
742
Key Bridge West
163
Military NB bike lane
25
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
0
Quincy NB bike lane
40
Quincy SB bike lane
93
Roosevelt Bridge
305
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
351
WOD Bon Air West
734
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
871
Wilson WB bike lane
165

Peds counted

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110 Trail
458
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
773
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
2113
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
86
Key Bridge East
1733
Key Bridge West
916
MVT Airport South
0
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
1208
WOD Bon Air Park
473
WOD Bon Air West
383
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
702

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
5356554