Getting Around Rosslyn

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Photo: Metrobus at HyattThe Rosslyn Metro station, on Metrorail's Orange, Silver, and Blue Lines, is an important bus and rail hub. Rosslyn is served by several Metrobus routes and the DC Circulator bus service. Bicyclists can get in and out of Rosslyn via the Custis (I-66) and Mt. Vernon 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 Rosslyn.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit-ART | DC Circulator | Bicycling & Bikesharing | Walking | Carsharing | Slug Line | Taxis | Maps | Metro's Trip Planner (door-to-door directions) | 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 service, see Arlington Transit-ART, and DC Circulator, below.

Arlington Transit–ART

ART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above, and DC Circulator, below.

DC Circulator

The Circulator has five routes operating in downtown Washington. For additional bus service, see Metrobus and Arlington Transit–ART, above.

Bicycling & Bikesharing

Photo: Bike rack in Metro station

  • Bike Access – Wilson and Clarendon Blvds. have bike lanes west of North Oak St. providing access to Court House. North Scott St. and Key Blvd. have bike lanes providing a connection to the Custis Trail. The Custis Trail, Mount Vernon Trail and Key Bridge can be accessed via North Lynn St. and Fort Myer Dr. The Arlington Blvd. Trail, Iwo Jima Memorial and the Route 110 trail are also accessed via North Lynn St. and Fort Myer Dr.
  • Bike Parking – Bike parking is available at the Rosslyn Metro Station and at on-street locations throughout Rosslyn.
  • Capital Bikeshare – There are several Capital Bikeshare stations in Rosslyn, allowing anyone to pick up a bike for point to point travel at any time. The Rosslyn stations make it easy to bike to other Capital Bikeshare stations in Arlington County, DC and Alexandria.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

Carsharing

Maps

Slug Lines

  • Between North Moore Street and North Fort Myer Drive on the Lee Highway service road (approximately 1995 North Moore Street). Exit the Metro station (west entrance) and turn left (north). McDonalds should be on your right as you walk up N. Moore Street and across 19th Street. Signs have been erected to help locate the line. To Woodbridge and Stafford.
  • North Kent Street – for Springfield/Burke slugs. Turn onto North Kent Street and about 100 feet on the right at the speed-limit sign.
  • More information about slug lines

Taxis

Trip Planners

CarFreeAtoZ gives you all your transit, walk and bike options for the region. This multi-modal trip planning and comparison tool gives you turn-by-turn directions, travel times, costs and calories burned.

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.

Transit Fares & Information

Did You Know?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
14th Street Bridge
1511
Ballston Connector
241
Bluemont Connector
161
CC Connector
583
Clarendon EB bike lane
215
Crystal SB bike lane
83
Custis Bon Air Park
761
Custis Rosslyn
1176
Fairfax EB bike lane
148
Joyce St NB
23
Joyce St SB
31
Key Bridge East
974
Key Bridge West
650
Military NB bike lane
26
Military SB bike lane
28
MVT Airport South
1632
Quincy NB bike lane
57
Quincy SB bike lane
88
Roosevelt Bridge
396
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1059
TR Island Bridge
1889
WOD Bon Air Park
712
WOD Bon Air West
1108
WOD Columbia Pike
654
WOD East Falls Church
812
Wilson WB bike lane
267

Peds counted

View Counter Data
14th Street Bridge
307
Ballston Connector
453
Bluemont Connector
310
CC Connector
497
Custis Bon Air Park
499
Custis Rosslyn
328
Joyce St NB
90
Joyce St SB
112
Key Bridge East
2333
Key Bridge West
1049
MVT Airport South
368
Roosevelt Bridge
123
TR Island Bridge
1533
WOD Bon Air Park
1473
WOD Bon Air West
595
WOD Columbia Pike
553
WOD East Falls Church
417

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
7223230
About Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counter Program

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