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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
0
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
129
Custis Bon Air Park
1031
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
198
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
39
Key Bridge East
1151
Key Bridge West
0
Military NB bike lane
62
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
26
Quincy NB bike lane
115
Quincy SB bike lane
105
Roosevelt Bridge
305
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1345
TR Island Bridge
221
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
0
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
294

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
836
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
171
Key Bridge East
2882
Key Bridge West
0
MVT Airport South
3
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
745
WOD Bon Air Park
921
WOD Bon Air West
0
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
2683

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1465019