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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 - Regional Transportation Agency of 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
924
14th Street Bridge
1385
Ballston Connector
221
Bluemont Connector
481
CC Connector
608
Clarendon EB bike lane
5
Custis Bon Air Park
878
Custis Rosslyn
989
Eads NB
67
Eads SB
54
Fairfax EB bike lane
160
Fairfax WB
189
Joyce St NB
51
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
758
Key Bridge West
426
Military NB bike lane
24
Military SB bike lane
47
MVT Airport South
1682
Quincy NB bike lane
116
Quincy SB bike lane
61
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1377
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
1066
WOD Bon Air West
1179
Wilson WB bike lane
28

Peds counted

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110 Trail
788
14th Street Bridge
262
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
617
CC Connector
616
Custis Bon Air Park
728
Custis Rosslyn
641
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
35
Joyce St SB
25
Key Bridge East
1857
Key Bridge West
545
MVT Airport South
445
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
1137
WOD Bon Air West
1064

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Year to Date
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