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Commuter Rail - MARC & VRE

COVID-19 and Transit Service


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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110 Trail
478
14th Street Bridge
669
Ballston Connector
117
Bluemont Connector
269
CC Connector
273
Clarendon EB bike lane
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
691
Eads NB
23
Eads SB
64
Fairfax EB bike lane
71
Fairfax WB
90
Joyce St NB
27
Joyce St SB
10
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
328
Military NB bike lane
54
Military SB bike lane
38
MVT Airport South
953
Quincy NB bike lane
68
Quincy SB bike lane
48
Roosevelt Bridge
214
Rosslyn Bikeometer
625
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
647
WOD Bon Air West
881
Wilson WB bike lane
0

Peds counted

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110 Trail
427
14th Street Bridge
117
Ballston Connector
2017
Bluemont Connector
368
CC Connector
249
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
393
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
42
Joyce St SB
67
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
33747
MVT Airport South
271
Roosevelt Bridge
96
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
658
WOD Bon Air West
565

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
964059