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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
1864
Arlington Mill Trail
300
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
703
Clarendon EB bike lane
180
Custis Bon Air Park
924
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
151
Joyce St NB
21
Joyce St SB
24
Key Bridge East
1040
Key Bridge West
321
Military NB bike lane
19
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
1501
Quincy NB bike lane
62
Quincy SB bike lane
74
Roosevelt Bridge
455
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1147
TR Island Bridge
1275
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
1215
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
759
Wilson WB bike lane
228

Peds counted

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110 Trail
198
14th Street Bridge
270
Arlington Mill Trail
727
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
596
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
1078
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
4012
Key Bridge East
2391
Key Bridge West
17965
MVT Airport South
323
Roosevelt Bridge
149
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
45
WOD Bon Air West
664
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
559

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
7181848