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Local Bus Systems

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. One-day, three-day, and monthly passes are available at The Commuter Store and online from CommuterDirect.com

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 to the citizens and visitors of the Fredericksburg Region.

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

Maryland Mass Transit Administration (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.

OmniLink- PRTC Bus Service
Local bus service offered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), serving Dale City, Dumfries, Manassas, Manassas Park, Quantico, and Woodbridge. PRTC also offers commuter bus services.

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
Weekday service between Upper Marlboro and Metrorail Stations in Prince Georges County, MD. SmarTrip® accepted.

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
224
14th Street Bridge
697
Arlington Mill Trail
82
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
126
CC Connector
206
Clarendon EB bike lane
84
Custis Bon Air Park
255
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
60
Joyce St NB
11
Joyce St SB
15
Key Bridge East
384
Key Bridge West
343
Military NB bike lane
42
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
585
Quincy NB bike lane
25
Quincy SB bike lane
21
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
435
TR Island Bridge
344
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
326
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
221
Wilson WB bike lane
104

Peds counted

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110 Trail
651
14th Street Bridge
317
Arlington Mill Trail
664
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
259
CC Connector
624
Custis Bon Air Park
515
Custis Rosslyn
1078
Joyce St NB
96
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
2704
Key Bridge West
1212
MVT Airport South
302
Roosevelt Bridge
383
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
91
WOD Bon Air West
582
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
653

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
3979353