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The Metro System

Metrobus, Metrorail, MetroAccess

The Metro system is the regional bus and rail public transit system in the Washington, DC area, operating in DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Cities and counties in the area contribute to the cost of operation. The Metro System is administered by The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). WMATA is often referred to simply as "Metro."

Metrobus is the area's regional bus service and the fifth largest bus system in the United States, with a fleet of over 1450 buses operating on approximately 350 routes. Local jurisdictions also have their own local bus systems to supplement Metrobus.

Metrorail is the regional subway system, often referred to simply as "Metro." The Metrorail system comprises six color-coded lines: blue, green, orange, red, yellow and silver. The lines intersect at various points, making it possible for passengers to change trains and travel anywhere on the system. Service frequency varies according to day and time from a low of 15 minutes between trains on weekend evenings to a high of 3 minutes between trains in the peak of the rush hour period.

MetroAccess is Metro's curb-to-curb paratransit service, complementing Metrorail, Metrobus and local bus service for people with disabilities.  For paratransit service in Arlington, also see STAR-Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents.

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
667
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
208
Clarendon EB bike lane
84
Custis Bon Air Park
252
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
56
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
14
Key Bridge East
410
Key Bridge West
371
Military NB bike lane
7
Military SB bike lane
9
MVT Airport South
559
Quincy NB bike lane
25
Quincy SB bike lane
79
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
140
WOD Bon Air West
306
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
146

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
175
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
57
Key Bridge East
1292
Key Bridge West
934
MVT Airport South
174
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
961
WOD Bon Air Park
279
WOD Bon Air West
282
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
406430