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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

View Counter Data
110 Trail
202
14th Street Bridge
983
Arlington Mill Trail
118
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
91
CC Connector
255
Clarendon EB bike lane
54
Custis Bon Air Park
265
Custis Rosslyn
604
Fairfax EB bike lane
57
Joyce St NB
18
Joyce St SB
17
Key Bridge East
514
Key Bridge West
393
Military NB bike lane
3
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
0
Quincy NB bike lane
0
Quincy SB bike lane
26
Roosevelt Bridge
198
Rosslyn Bikeometer
507
TR Island Bridge
393
WOD Bon Air Park
2
WOD Bon Air West
327
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
239
Wilson WB bike lane
143

Peds counted

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110 Trail
302
14th Street Bridge
155
Arlington Mill Trail
328
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
202
CC Connector
272
Custis Bon Air Park
228
Custis Rosslyn
285
Joyce St NB
35
Joyce St SB
53
Key Bridge East
1595
Key Bridge West
843
MVT Airport South
0
Roosevelt Bridge
59
TR Island Bridge
331
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
262
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
207

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1288895