Getting Around Ballston

Photo: Metro escalator in BallstonThe Ballston-MU Metro station, on Metrorail's Orange and Silver lines, is the focal point of Ballston. This urban village is also served by several Metrobus routes, all connecting to the Metro station. ART - Arlington Transit, Arlington's local bus system, operates several routes in Ballston. Bicyclists can get in and out of Ballston via the Custis (I-66) and Bluemont Junction trails, and use on-street trails and bike lanes within the neighborhood. Scroll down or choose a link below for more information about getting around Ballston.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit – ART | Bicycling & Bikesharing | Walking | Carsharing | Taxis | Maps | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information | Real-Time Transit Information for Ballston

Metrorail

Regional rail service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Metrobus

Regional bus service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For additional bus routes, see ART, below.

Photo: ART bus in BallstonArlington Transit–ART

ART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above.

Bicycling & Bikesharing

Walking

Car-sharing

Taxis

Maps

Trip Planners

  • CarFreeAtoZ gives you all your transit, walk and bike options, including Capital Bikeshare, for the region. This multi-modal trip planning and comparison tool gives you turn-by-turn directions, travel times, costs and calories burned, as well as trips that combine more than one option.
  • Use Metro's Trip Planner to find out how to get where you want to go in the Washington, D.C. area, using Metrobus and rail and local bus systems. The Trip Planner asks you where you're starting and when and where you want to go. Then it finds the best way for you to get there using the Metro system and local bus systems.
  • Car-Free Near Me tells you what routes are near you and when the next bus or train will arrive. Just plug in an address or use your location to see all the car-free options nearby.

Transit Fares & Information

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
253
14th Street Bridge
2373
Arlington Mill Trail
127
Ballston Connector
123
Bluemont Connector
100
CC Connector
222
Clarendon EB bike lane
85
Custis Bon Air Park
329
Custis Rosslyn
608
Fairfax EB bike lane
73
Joyce St NB
24
Joyce St SB
21
Key Bridge East
455
Key Bridge West
329
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
12
MVT Airport South
671
Quincy NB bike lane
35
Quincy SB bike lane
33
Roosevelt Bridge
217
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
260
WOD Bon Air West
406
WOD Columbia Pike
200
WOD East Falls Church
301
Wilson WB bike lane
321

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
630
14th Street Bridge
305
Arlington Mill Trail
590
Ballston Connector
357
Bluemont Connector
340
CC Connector
422
Custis Bon Air Park
509
Custis Rosslyn
498
Joyce St NB
95
Joyce St SB
136
Key Bridge East
2483
Key Bridge West
1199
MVT Airport South
391
Roosevelt Bridge
100
TR Island Bridge
1608
WOD Bon Air Park
648
WOD Bon Air West
608
WOD Columbia Pike
535
WOD East Falls Church
427

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
3500659
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