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Local Bus Systems

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Local bus systems, listed below, extend public transportation into more neighborhoods than are served by Metrorail, Metrobus, or long-haul services such as MARC, VRE, and commuter buses.

The bus systems listed below are operated by local jurisdictions. In the close-in suburbs of Washington, DC, these local bus systems supplement Metrobus, the area's regional bus system.

ART-Arlington Transit
ART operates within Arlington County, providing access to Metrorail and supplementing Metrobus with smaller, neighborhood-friendly vehicles. SmarTrip® accepted.

CUE-Fairfax City
The Cue Bus runs seven days a week within the City of Fairfax. It also services the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metrorail Station and George Mason University. SmarTrip® accepted.

DASH-Alexandria
The Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system operates within the City of Alexandria and connects with Metrobus, Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and the Fairfax Connector. DASH serves all Metrorail stations within the City of Alexandria and the Pentagon during morning and evening peak periods. SmarTrip® accepted.

DC Circulator
Designed to take you to Washington's cultural, shopping, dining, and business destinations. The Circulator provides frequent service on several routes, and only costs $1.00 or $.50 for senior/disabled. SmarTrip® accepted.

Fairfax Connector
The Fairfax Connector bus system runs seven days a week with service throughout Fairfax County and to Metrorail Stations on the Orange, Blue, Yellow and Silver lines, including the Pentagon. SmarTrip® accepted.

Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED)
FRED provides safe, dependable, efficient, and affordable public transportation in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.

King Street Trolley-Alexandria
Free service between the King Street Metro station in Alexandria and Alexandria's Potomac River waterfront.

Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA)
Bus, light rail, and subway services in Maryland. SmarTrip® accepted. MTA issues an electronic farecard called "CharmCard®" which also works on systems that accept SmarTrip®. MTA also operates commuter buses and MARC commuter rail; these systems do not accept SmarTrip or CharmCard.

PRTC OmniRide
Local and commuter bus service offered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC). Local routes serve Dale City, Dumfries, Manassas, Manassas Park, Quantico, and Woodbridge. SmarTrip® accepted.

Ride On
Montgomery County, MD local bus service. SmarTrip® accepted.

RTA - Transit for Central Maryland
Fixed-route and paratransit service for Howard County, Anne Arundel County, City of Laurel, and northern Prince George's County.

TheBus
28 routes operating throughout Prince Georges County, Monday through Friday. No service weekends and major holidays. SmarTrip® accepted.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
1558
14th Street Bridge
2420
Ballston Connector
328
Bluemont Connector
730
CC Connector
954
Clarendon EB bike lane
7
Custis Bon Air Park
1391
Custis Rosslyn
1667
Eads NB
59
Eads SB
115
Fairfax EB bike lane
200
Fairfax WB
259
Joyce St NB
77
Joyce St SB
47
Key Bridge East
1760
Key Bridge West
812
Military NB bike lane
107
Military SB bike lane
47
MVT Airport South
4106
Quincy NB bike lane
156
Quincy SB bike lane
44
Roosevelt Bridge
593
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1606
TR Island Bridge
2199
WOD Bon Air Park
2343
WOD Bon Air West
2568
Wilson WB bike lane
222

Peds counted

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110 Trail
831
14th Street Bridge
196
Ballston Connector
471
Bluemont Connector
542
CC Connector
577
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
543
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
70
Joyce St SB
129
Key Bridge East
1463
Key Bridge West
546
MVT Airport South
465
Roosevelt Bridge
143
TR Island Bridge
1068
WOD Bon Air Park
1182
WOD Bon Air West
994

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
4718444