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The Metro System

Metrobus, Metrorail, MetroAccess

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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
901
14th Street Bridge
207
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
512
Clarendon EB bike lane
52
Custis Bon Air Park
1065
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
120
Joyce St NB
40
Joyce St SB
23
Key Bridge East
941
Key Bridge West
430
Military NB bike lane
102
Military SB bike lane
59
MVT Airport South
2116
Quincy NB bike lane
109
Quincy SB bike lane
25
Roosevelt Bridge
0
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1087
TR Island Bridge
1355
WOD Bon Air Park
1512
WOD Bon Air West
1096
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
205

Peds counted

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110 Trail
1163
14th Street Bridge
98
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
136
Joyce St SB
196
Key Bridge East
1940
Key Bridge West
718
MVT Airport South
973
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
1963
WOD Bon Air Park
1408
WOD Bon Air West
1149
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
1031195