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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
1461
14th Street Bridge
345
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
940
Clarendon EB bike lane
52
Custis Bon Air Park
1676
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
178
Joyce St NB
79
Joyce St SB
30
Key Bridge East
1454
Key Bridge West
672
Military NB bike lane
161
Military SB bike lane
114
MVT Airport South
3515
Quincy NB bike lane
181
Quincy SB bike lane
25
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1815
TR Island Bridge
2305
WOD Bon Air Park
2327
WOD Bon Air West
2753
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
287

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
1163
14th Street Bridge
98
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
136
Joyce St SB
196
Key Bridge East
1940
Key Bridge West
718
MVT Airport South
973
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
1963
WOD Bon Air Park
1408
WOD Bon Air West
1149
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1053235