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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
461
14th Street Bridge
694
Ballston Connector
117
Bluemont Connector
224
CC Connector
222
Clarendon EB bike lane
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
588
Eads NB
32
Eads SB
60
Fairfax EB bike lane
63
Fairfax WB
89
Joyce St NB
29
Joyce St SB
22
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
289
Military NB bike lane
51
Military SB bike lane
31
MVT Airport South
890
Quincy NB bike lane
32
Quincy SB bike lane
51
Roosevelt Bridge
151
Rosslyn Bikeometer
443
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
619
WOD Bon Air West
774
Wilson WB bike lane
0

Peds counted

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110 Trail
522
14th Street Bridge
168
Ballston Connector
3116
Bluemont Connector
477
CC Connector
372
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
582
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
54
Joyce St SB
75
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
53283
MVT Airport South
309
Roosevelt Bridge
124
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
780
WOD Bon Air West
704

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
858929