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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
1481
14th Street Bridge
1865
Ballston Connector
307
Bluemont Connector
545
CC Connector
1148
Clarendon EB bike lane
22
Custis Bon Air Park
1118
Custis Rosslyn
1543
Eads NB
64
Eads SB
98
Fairfax EB bike lane
160
Fairfax WB
194
Joyce St NB
99
Joyce St SB
44
Key Bridge East
1717
Key Bridge West
633
Military NB bike lane
93
Military SB bike lane
36
MVT Airport South
3670
Quincy NB bike lane
119
Quincy SB bike lane
25
Roosevelt Bridge
786
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1590
TR Island Bridge
2446
WOD Bon Air Park
1615
WOD Bon Air West
1978
Wilson WB bike lane
243

Peds counted

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110 Trail
698
14th Street Bridge
417
Ballston Connector
195
Bluemont Connector
359
CC Connector
313
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
521
Eads NB
0
Eads SB
0
Fairfax WB
0
Joyce St NB
278
Joyce St SB
165
Key Bridge East
1716
Key Bridge West
540
MVT Airport South
476
Roosevelt Bridge
88
TR Island Bridge
877
WOD Bon Air Park
886
WOD Bon Air West
957

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
3865273