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
          Which dockless bikeshare is right for you?

          David Alpert, September 25, 2017, GGW

          Changes coming to D.C. intersection near center for blind

          Martin Di Caro, September 25, 2017, WAMU

          Some Metrobus schedules have changed

          September 24, 2017, WMATA

          Businesses in path of Purple Line must move

          Katherine Shaver, September 23, 2017, Washington Post

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          Tuesday, September 26, 2017

          Mobile Commuter Store at Wakefield High School

          Wednesday, September 27, 2017

          Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Columbia Pike Library

          Saturday, September 30, 2017

          Car-Free Diet at Arlington Farmer's Market

          Saturday, September 30, 2017

          WABA Adult Learn to Ride a Bike Class

          Saturday, September 30, 2017

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          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

          View Counter Data
          110 Trail
          422
          14th Street Bridge
          1593
          Arlington Mill Trail
          492
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          212
          CC Connector
          681
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          247
          Custis Bon Air Park
          1178
          Custis Rosslyn
          1788
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          168
          Joyce St NB
          40
          Joyce St SB
          38
          Key Bridge East
          1274
          Key Bridge West
          808
          Military NB bike lane
          59
          Military SB bike lane
          35
          MVT Airport South
          2328
          Quincy NB bike lane
          97
          Quincy SB bike lane
          84
          Roosevelt Bridge
          329
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          0
          TR Island Bridge
          1381
          WOD Bon Air Park
          1687
          WOD Bon Air West
          1551
          WOD Columbia Pike
          1253
          WOD East Falls Church
          1511
          Wilson WB bike lane
          246

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          862
          14th Street Bridge
          524
          Arlington Mill Trail
          694
          Ballston Connector
          0
          Bluemont Connector
          401
          CC Connector
          636
          Custis Bon Air Park
          643
          Custis Rosslyn
          314
          Joyce St NB
          79
          Joyce St SB
          111
          Key Bridge East
          3511
          Key Bridge West
          1254
          MVT Airport South
          241
          Roosevelt Bridge
          191
          TR Island Bridge
          1379
          WOD Bon Air Park
          858
          WOD Bon Air West
          662
          WOD Columbia Pike
          1028
          WOD East Falls Church
          0

          All counters, YTD

          View Counter Data
          Year to Date
          6491281
          About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program