Getting Around Lee Highway

Photo: Metrobus signMetrobus Rt. 3 operates along Lee Highway, connecting the neighborhoods along the corridor to each other and to the Rosslyn and East Falls Church Metro stations. ART 51, ART 52, and Metrobus 23 intersect Lee Highway and provide transportation to Ballston. The Custis (I-66) Trail parallels Lee Highway on the eastern end of the corridor, providing an important route for bicyclists. Choose a link below or scroll down for more information about getting around the Lee Highway corridor.

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

Metrorail

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

  • Lee Highway locations – Although there are no Metrorail stations within easy walking distance of most of the Lee Highway corridor, there are stations at both ends of the corridor - East Falls Church station on the western end and Rosslyn station on the eastern end. Metrobus service along the corridor connects to either station. Residents near the center of the corridor also have access to Ballston-MU station via Metrobus and ART. Bike trails and routes also provide access to any of the three stations.
    • East Falls Church station – on the Orange Line. Located in the median of I-66 at N. Sycamore St.
    • Rosslyn station – on the Orange and Blue lines. Rosslyn Metro Center, between Ft. Myer Dr. & N. Moore St. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Moore St., across street from Rosslyn Metro Center
    • Ballston-MU station – on the Orange Line. Located at Ballston Metro Center, N. Stuart and N. Fairfax Dr. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Fairfax Dr., between N. Stuart St. and N. Taylor Sts.
  • CommuterPage.com® Metro system pagenews and information about Metrorail
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – operators of the Metro system

Metrobus

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

Arlington Transit–ART

Photo: East Falls Church MetroART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above.

Bicycling & Bikesharing

  • Bike Facilities – The Custis Trail intersects Lee Hwy. in two locations, near Spout Run Pkwy. in the east and at the intersection of Washington Blvd. and I-66 in the west. Kirkwood Rd., Lorcom Ln., Nelly Custis Dr., Military Rd., Quincy St., Patrick Henry Dr., John Marshall Dr., Williamsburg Blvd. and Yorktown Blvd. all have bike lanes.
  • Bike Parking - Bike parking is available at a few on-street locations along Lee Hwy. and at the Williamsburg Shopping Center.
  • Capital Bikeshare – There are Capital Bikeshare stations along Lee Highway from Rosslyn westward, almost to Glebe Road.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

  • Custis Trail – See “Bike Access” above.
  • Countdown Lights – special signals facilitate crossing at major intersections, showing pedestrians how many seconds are left before the signal changes
  • WalkArlington – general information about walking in Arlington

Car-sharing

Maps

Taxis

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.
  • CarFreeNearMe 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 options nearby.

Transit Fares & Information

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
503
14th Street Bridge
1698
Arlington Mill Trail
461
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
251
CC Connector
740
Clarendon EB bike lane
191
Custis Bon Air Park
1027
Custis Rosslyn
1118
Fairfax EB bike lane
134
Joyce St NB
41
Joyce St SB
20
Key Bridge East
1109
Key Bridge West
547
Military NB bike lane
46
Military SB bike lane
38
MVT Airport South
2429
Quincy NB bike lane
125
Quincy SB bike lane
71
Roosevelt Bridge
390
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
1424
WOD Bon Air Park
1447
WOD Bon Air West
1768
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
1335
Wilson WB bike lane
232

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
918
14th Street Bridge
423
Arlington Mill Trail
841
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
339
CC Connector
934
Custis Bon Air Park
692
Custis Rosslyn
656
Joyce St NB
96
Joyce St SB
161
Key Bridge East
3594
Key Bridge West
1673
MVT Airport South
391
Roosevelt Bridge
290
TR Island Bridge
1930
WOD Bon Air Park
1042
WOD Bon Air West
1096
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
677

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
7517587
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