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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
0
14th Street Bridge
486
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
285
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
664
Clarendon EB bike lane
97
Custis Bon Air Park
1055
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
137
Joyce St NB
50
Joyce St SB
30
Key Bridge East
922
Key Bridge West
373
Military NB bike lane
108
Military SB bike lane
66
MVT Airport South
2512
Quincy NB bike lane
119
Quincy SB bike lane
49
Roosevelt Bridge
305
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1057
TR Island Bridge
1370
WOD Bon Air Park
1638
WOD Bon Air West
1830
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
346

Peds counted

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110 Trail
0
14th Street Bridge
156
Arlington Mill Trail
0
Ballston Connector
796
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
1061
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
0
Joyce St NB
249
Joyce St SB
291
Key Bridge East
2678
Key Bridge West
988
MVT Airport South
1091
Roosevelt Bridge
5
TR Island Bridge
2912
WOD Bon Air Park
1420
WOD Bon Air West
1367
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

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Year to Date
2097264