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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.

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 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.

Ways to Get Around

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
43
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
348
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
183
Custis Bon Air Park
934
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
161
Joyce St NB
15
Joyce St SB
23
Key Bridge East
1172
Key Bridge West
787
Military NB bike lane
25
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
1849
Quincy NB bike lane
138
Quincy SB bike lane
145
Roosevelt Bridge
651
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1352
TR Island Bridge
1113
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
1244
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
865
Wilson WB bike lane
241

Peds counted

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110 Trail
198
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
463
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
1078
Joyce St NB
5
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
1971
Key Bridge West
973
MVT Airport South
182
Roosevelt Bridge
145
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
111
WOD Bon Air West
383
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
332

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
7934513