Getting Around Columbia Pike

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Metrobus on Columbia PikeColumbia Pike is a little different from most of the other Urban Villages, in that it's not centered on a Metro station. Rather, the Pike is a major thoroughfare that stretches across south Arlington, from Arlington Cemetery and Fort Myer at the eastern end, all the way into Fairfax County to the west of Arlington. Pike Ride provides frequent and reliable bus service provided by Metrobus and ART-Arlington Transit. 

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Metrorail

Pentagon and Pentagon City Metro stations are near the east end of Columbia Pike. Frequent Metrobus and ART-Arlington Transit bus service provide access to these stations from anywhere along the Pike.

Metrobus

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

ART-Arlington Transit

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

Bicycling and Bikesharing

  • Bike Access – The W&OD and Four Mile Run Trails both intersect Columbia Pike at Four Mile Run. George Mason Dr., South Irving and South Highland Streets, and South Fillmore St. and Walter Reed Dr. provide good connections to the Arlington Blvd. Trail. George Mason Dr., South Quincy and South Monroe Streets and Walter Reed Dr. provide good connections to areas south of Columbia Pike. South Orme St. and Southgate Rd. provide access to trails around the Pentagon.
  • Capital Bikeshare – Columbia Pike has several Capital Bikeshare stations,  allowing anyone to pick up a bike for point-to-point travel at any time.  These stations make it easy to bike to other Capital Bikeshare stations throughout Arlington County, DC and Alexandria.
  • Bike Parking – Bike parking is available at on-street locations along Columbia Pike.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

Carsharing

Taxis

Maps

Metro's Trip Planner

Use Metro's Trip Planner to find out exactly how to get where you want to go in the Washington, D.C. area, using Metro bus 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.

Transit Fares & Information

Did You Know?

Between six and 20 bicycles can be parked in the space one motor vehicle requires for parking.

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News Headlines
Metrorail weekend service adjustments Oct. 3-5

September 29, 2014, WMATA

Annual fall 'E-Care' recycling event returns to Arlington

October 1, 2014, Inside Nova

Supporters keep pushing MoCo for pedestrian-friendly road design

Aaron Kraut, September 30, 2014, Bethesda Now

Officials discuss effects of failed Apex Building deal

Aaron Kraut, September 30, 2014, Bethesda Now

Bike commuting keeps growing in D.C.

Luz Lazo, October 1, 2014, Washington Post

D.C. bill would require liability insurance for UberX

Martin Di Caro, September 30, 2014, WAMU

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Capital Bikeshare Fiesta at Naupha Mankha Mikuna

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Walk and Bike to School Day 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Arlington E-Care Recycling Event

Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:30 am - 3 pm

Fall Heritage Festival

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, DC

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Events Calendar

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