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The Metro System

Metrobus, Metrorail, MetroAccess

COVID-19 and Transit Service

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 is the sixth busiest bus agency in the United States. Metrobus has a fleet of more than 1500 buses operating on approximately 325 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
702
14th Street Bridge
1091
Ballston Connector
184
Bluemont Connector
411
CC Connector
412
Clarendon EB bike lane
0
Custis Bon Air Park
53
Custis Rosslyn
873
Eads NB
37
Eads SB
68
Fairfax EB bike lane
91
Fairfax WB
122
Joyce St NB
22
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
365
Military NB bike lane
56
Military SB bike lane
60
MVT Airport South
1418
Quincy NB bike lane
99
Quincy SB bike lane
54
Roosevelt Bridge
192
Rosslyn Bikeometer
756
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
912
WOD Bon Air West
1226
Wilson WB bike lane
0

Peds counted

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110 Trail
813
14th Street Bridge
130
Ballston Connector
1421
Bluemont Connector
616
CC Connector
378
Custis Bon Air Park
5
Custis Rosslyn
727
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
65
Joyce St SB
105
Key Bridge East
0
Key Bridge West
69476
MVT Airport South
380
Roosevelt Bridge
155
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
1056
WOD Bon Air West
930

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
2300205