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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. Arlington is served by these Metrobus routes.

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. Learn more about MetroAccess. In Arlington, also see STAR-Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents for paratransit service.

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
43
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
159
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
92
Custis Bon Air Park
424
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
74
Joyce St NB
36
Joyce St SB
7
Key Bridge East
614
Key Bridge West
497
Military NB bike lane
17
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
883
Quincy NB bike lane
38
Quincy SB bike lane
32
Roosevelt Bridge
326
Rosslyn Bikeometer
729
TR Island Bridge
513
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
545
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
374
Wilson WB bike lane
133

Peds counted

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110 Trail
198
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
356
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
1078
Joyce St NB
81
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
1768
Key Bridge West
757
MVT Airport South
146
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
357
WOD Bon Air Park
91
WOD Bon Air West
314
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
276

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
10064482