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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
0
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
106
Custis Bon Air Park
434
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
63
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
10
Key Bridge East
572
Key Bridge West
0
Military NB bike lane
16
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
797
Quincy NB bike lane
42
Quincy SB bike lane
34
Roosevelt Bridge
296
Rosslyn Bikeometer
638
TR Island Bridge
492
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
423
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
282
Wilson WB bike lane
41

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
831
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
43
Key Bridge East
1430
Key Bridge West
0
MVT Airport South
172
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
378
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
526
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
251

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
429919