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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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Bikes counted

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110 Trail
291
14th Street Bridge
406
Ballston Connector
67
Bluemont Connector
186
CC Connector
168
Clarendon EB bike lane
7
Custis Bon Air Park
235
Custis Rosslyn
313
Eads NB
27
Eads SB
51
Fairfax EB bike lane
57
Fairfax WB
60
Joyce St NB
9
Joyce St SB
16
Key Bridge East
1200
Key Bridge West
224
Military NB bike lane
26
Military SB bike lane
13
MVT Airport South
483
Quincy NB bike lane
36
Quincy SB bike lane
73
Roosevelt Bridge
89
Rosslyn Bikeometer
254
TR Island Bridge
65
WOD Bon Air Park
237
WOD Bon Air West
347
Wilson WB bike lane
222

Peds counted

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110 Trail
691
14th Street Bridge
221
Ballston Connector
1330
Bluemont Connector
534
CC Connector
371
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
598
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
97
Joyce St SB
105
Key Bridge East
2422
Key Bridge West
463
MVT Airport South
567
Roosevelt Bridge
191
TR Island Bridge
230
WOD Bon Air Park
985
WOD Bon Air West
798

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
7025609