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

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          Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

          Bikes counted

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          110 Trail
          697
          14th Street Bridge
          2405
          Arlington Mill Trail
          409
          Ballston Connector
          328
          Bluemont Connector
          238
          CC Connector
          222
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          199
          Custis Bon Air Park
          1278
          Custis Rosslyn
          1744
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          149
          Joyce St NB
          32
          Joyce St SB
          40
          Key Bridge East
          1141
          Key Bridge West
          806
          Military NB bike lane
          48
          Military SB bike lane
          46
          MVT Airport South
          2534
          Quincy NB bike lane
          92
          Quincy SB bike lane
          94
          Roosevelt Bridge
          538
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
          0
          TR Island Bridge
          0
          WOD Bon Air Park
          1161
          WOD Bon Air West
          1872
          WOD Columbia Pike
          809
          WOD East Falls Church
          1486
          Wilson WB bike lane
          321

          Peds counted

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          110 Trail
          303
          14th Street Bridge
          305
          Arlington Mill Trail
          429
          Ballston Connector
          239
          Bluemont Connector
          237
          CC Connector
          422
          Custis Bon Air Park
          295
          Custis Rosslyn
          270
          Joyce St NB
          48
          Joyce St SB
          70
          Key Bridge East
          1569
          Key Bridge West
          793
          MVT Airport South
          199
          Roosevelt Bridge
          62
          TR Island Bridge
          796
          WOD Bon Air Park
          327
          WOD Bon Air West
          328
          WOD Columbia Pike
          255
          WOD East Falls Church
          249

          All counters, YTD

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          Year to Date
          3527970
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