Ballston

Photo: Sidewalk in BallstonBallston boasts high-rises, hotels, shopping, restaurants, and inviting green spaces that contribute to create a vibrant pedestrian-friendly mix of business and pleasure. Once you get just a few blocks from the main streets, the high-density development tapers off to residential neighborhoods with parks, schools, and single-family homes. The Ballston-MU Metro station is a major transportation hub, connecting Metrobus and ART buses with Metrorail's Orange and Silver lines. Plus there is plenty of bike parking on the Metro Plaza.

Need help with your car-free options? The Commuter Store® located on the Ballston-MU Metro Plaza has knowledgeable staff to answer any of your walk, bike and transit questions. Get maps, schedules, and buy Capital Bikeshare memberships or fares for all the regional transit systems.

Choose a subtopic under "Ballston" in the menu at left, or use the map below to explore car-free transportation options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Ballston.

Car-Free Transportation Options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Ballston

          Did You Know?

          You could save $816 a month if you switch from driving to public transportation for your commute.

          American Public Transportation Association

          News Headlines
          Cherry blossoms finally reach peak bloom

          March 25, 2017, WUSA9

          Metro board chair to Md., Va.: This is the time to act

          Max Smith, March 24, 2017, WTOP

          Metro adjusts for cherry blossom crowds

          Kristi King, March 24, 2017, WTOP

          Acela train derails in New York

          Lori Aratani, March 24, 2017, Washington Post

          More News & Events

          Upcoming Events
          Car-Free Diet at Civitan Open Air Market

          Saturday, April 1, 2017

          National Walking Day

          Wednesday, April 5, 2017

          Workshop: W&OD Bridge Over Lee Hwy.

          Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6-8 p.m.

          Mobile Commuter Store Visit to Wakefield High School

          Wednesday, April 5, 2017

          Art on the ART Bus

          Thursday, April 6, 2017

          Events Calendar

          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

          View Counter Data
          110 Trail
          382
          14th Street Bridge
          1503
          Arlington Mill Trail
          193
          Ballston Connector
          155
          Bluemont Connector
          116
          CC Connector
          464
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          133
          Custis Bon Air Park
          552
          Custis Rosslyn
          936
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          108
          Joyce St NB
          18
          Joyce St SB
          19
          Key Bridge East
          679
          Key Bridge West
          499
          Military NB bike lane
          14
          Military SB bike lane
          18
          MVT Airport South
          1190
          Quincy NB bike lane
          50
          Quincy SB bike lane
          49
          Roosevelt Bridge
          299
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          836
          TR Island Bridge
          707
          WOD Bon Air Park
          345
          WOD Bon Air West
          667
          WOD Columbia Pike
          348
          WOD East Falls Church
          511
          Wilson WB bike lane
          163

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          472
          14th Street Bridge
          381
          Arlington Mill Trail
          603
          Ballston Connector
          322
          Bluemont Connector
          304
          CC Connector
          401
          Custis Bon Air Park
          340
          Custis Rosslyn
          408
          Joyce St NB
          43
          Joyce St SB
          88
          Key Bridge East
          2335
          Key Bridge West
          1324
          MVT Airport South
          229
          Roosevelt Bridge
          62
          TR Island Bridge
          576
          WOD Bon Air Park
          439
          WOD Bon Air West
          643
          WOD Columbia Pike
          303
          WOD East Falls Church
          306

          All counters, YTD

          View Counter Data
          Year to Date
          1750072
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