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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 more than 19,000 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).

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.

SmartBenefits® and Commuter Rail

VRE and MARC do not accept SmarTrip®, but VRE and MARC 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 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.

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
600
14th Street Bridge
2469
Arlington Mill Trail
397
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
253
CC Connector
124
Clarendon EB bike lane
54
Custis Bon Air Park
1182
Custis Rosslyn
333
Fairfax EB bike lane
184
Joyce St NB
21
Joyce St SB
28
Key Bridge East
1131
Key Bridge West
785
Military NB bike lane
34
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
0
Quincy NB bike lane
0
Quincy SB bike lane
94
Roosevelt Bridge
556
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1599
TR Island Bridge
1470
WOD Bon Air Park
852
WOD Bon Air West
1632
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
1180
Wilson WB bike lane
143

Peds counted

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110 Trail
613
14th Street Bridge
135
Arlington Mill Trail
401
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
221
CC Connector
268
Custis Bon Air Park
403
Custis Rosslyn
397
Joyce St NB
46
Joyce St SB
67
Key Bridge East
1429
Key Bridge West
688
MVT Airport South
0
Roosevelt Bridge
84
TR Island Bridge
771
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
445
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
287

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1222318