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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). 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.

Ways to Get Around

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
59
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
48
Custis Bon Air Park
138
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
40
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
3
Key Bridge East
378
Key Bridge West
0
Military NB bike lane
13
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
184
Quincy NB bike lane
18
Quincy SB bike lane
18
Roosevelt Bridge
62
Rosslyn Bikeometer
190
TR Island Bridge
86
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
170
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
108
Wilson WB bike lane
1

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
1490
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
1528
Key Bridge West
0
MVT Airport South
100
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
140
WOD Bon Air Park
214
WOD Bon Air West
338
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
241

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
128751