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Commuter Rail - MARC & VRE

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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 operates Monday through Friday 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. All three lines operate Monday through Friday, the Penn Line also provides service on weekends. 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
0
14th Street Bridge
295
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
208
Clarendon EB bike lane
52
Custis Bon Air Park
549
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
71
Joyce St NB
8
Joyce St SB
5
Key Bridge East
358
Key Bridge West
259
Military NB bike lane
41
Military SB bike lane
38
MVT Airport South
860
Quincy NB bike lane
50
Quincy SB bike lane
24
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
412
TR Island Bridge
478
WOD Bon Air Park
671
WOD Bon Air West
796
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
123

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
96
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
40
Joyce St SB
103
Key Bridge East
766
Key Bridge West
348
MVT Airport South
396
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
893
WOD Bon Air Park
1079
WOD Bon Air West
955
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
978425