Getting Around Pentagon City

Photo: Pentagon City Metro station signThe Pentagon City Metro station, on Metrorail's Blue and Yellow Lines, is the focal point of transportation in Pentagon City. This urban village is also served by several Metrobus, ART, and Fairfax Connector routes, all connecting to the Metro station. Bicyclists can get in and out of Pentagon City via a short connecting path from the Mount Vernon Trail, and use on-street trails and bike lanes within the neighborhood. Scroll down or choose a link below for more information about getting around Pentagon City.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit-ART | Bicycling & Bikesharing | Walking | Carsharing | Taxis | Maps | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information

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 and Fairfax Connector, below.

Arlington Transit–ART

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

Bicycling & Bikesharing

  • Bike Access – Both South Hayes St. and 18th St. South have bike lanes. Access to Columbia Pike is provided via South Joyce St. The Mount Vernon Trail follows the George Washington Memorial Parkway, just east of Pentagon City, and connects to the Four Mile Run trail to the south.
  • Bike Parking – Bike parking is available at the Pentagon City Metro Station, at Pentagon Row and at on-street locations throughout the Pentagon City area.
  • Capital Bikeshare – There are several Capital Bikeshare stations in Pentagon City, allowing anyone to pick up a bike for point to point travel at any time. The Pentagon City stations make it easy to bike to other Capital Bikeshare stations in Arlington County, DC and Alexandria.
  • Bicycling General Information

Walking

  • The Mount Vernon Trail follows the George Washington Memorial Parkway, just east of Pentagon City, and connects to the Four Mile Run trail to the south.
  • WalkArlington – general information about walking in Arlington

Carsharing

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

Photo: bike parking

Did You Know?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

League of American Cyclists

News Headlines
Pedestrian deaths rise nationally, but not in D.C. or Md.

Mikaela Lefrak, March 30, 2017, WAMU

Pedestrian deaths soar in the uneven battles with cars

Ashley Halsey III, March 30, 2017, Washington Post

Decision to paint Metro tunnel vault rubs some the wrong way

Faiz Siddiqui, March 30, 2017, Washington Post

'Super speeding' increasing in D.C. area

March 29, 2017, NBC Washington

More News & Events

Upcoming Events
Community meeting: Crystal City VRE station improvements

Thursday, March 30, 2017 5-7:30 p.m.

Car-Free Diet at Civitan Open Air Market

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Presentation: 12th St. S. Complete Street Project

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 3-6 p.m.

National Walking Day

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Workshop: W&OD Bridge Over Lee Hwy.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6-8 p.m.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
488
14th Street Bridge
3082
Arlington Mill Trail
386
Ballston Connector
189
Bluemont Connector
229
CC Connector
1015
Clarendon EB bike lane
195
Custis Bon Air Park
1206
Custis Rosslyn
1897
Fairfax EB bike lane
164
Joyce St NB
42
Joyce St SB
30
Key Bridge East
1206
Key Bridge West
831
Military NB bike lane
19
Military SB bike lane
53
MVT Airport South
1413
Quincy NB bike lane
87
Quincy SB bike lane
111
Roosevelt Bridge
557
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1859
TR Island Bridge
1463
WOD Bon Air Park
980
WOD Bon Air West
1593
WOD Columbia Pike
407
WOD East Falls Church
1147
Wilson WB bike lane
89

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
673
14th Street Bridge
468
Arlington Mill Trail
912
Ballston Connector
412
Bluemont Connector
377
CC Connector
593
Custis Bon Air Park
425
Custis Rosslyn
509
Joyce St NB
70
Joyce St SB
125
Key Bridge East
2630
Key Bridge West
1305
MVT Airport South
315
Roosevelt Bridge
128
TR Island Bridge
695
WOD Bon Air Park
619
WOD Bon Air West
714
WOD Columbia Pike
527
WOD East Falls Church
353

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
1890671
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