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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
1177
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
687
Clarendon EB bike lane
122
Custis Bon Air Park
921
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
152
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
11
Key Bridge East
954
Key Bridge West
163
Military NB bike lane
31
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
0
Quincy NB bike lane
81
Quincy SB bike lane
80
Roosevelt Bridge
305
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1
TR Island Bridge
1032
WOD Bon Air Park
667
WOD Bon Air West
1165
WOD Columbia Pike
1902
WOD East Falls Church
871
Wilson WB bike lane
234

Peds counted

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110 Trail
480
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
666
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
572
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
2113
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
1517
Key Bridge West
916
MVT Airport South
0
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
398
WOD Bon Air Park
484
WOD Bon Air West
476
WOD Columbia Pike
3236
WOD East Falls Church
702

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
3142616