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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
1342
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
658
Clarendon EB bike lane
155
Custis Bon Air Park
831
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
142
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
35
Key Bridge East
1024
Key Bridge West
163
Military NB bike lane
42
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
0
Quincy NB bike lane
64
Quincy SB bike lane
64
Roosevelt Bridge
305
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1
TR Island Bridge
1008
WOD Bon Air Park
691
WOD Bon Air West
1145
WOD Columbia Pike
1902
WOD East Falls Church
871
Wilson WB bike lane
229

Peds counted

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110 Trail
627
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
773
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
2113
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
100
Key Bridge East
1927
Key Bridge West
916
MVT Airport South
0
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
608
WOD Bon Air Park
599
WOD Bon Air West
555
WOD Columbia Pike
3236
WOD East Falls Church
702

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
3868259