Getting Around Rosslyn

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 | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information | Real-Time Transit Information for Rosslyn

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 Facilities – 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. All three bridges crossing the Potomac from Rosslyn to D.C. have protected bike-pedestrian lanes: Francis Scott Key Bridge, Theodore Roosevelt Bridge, and Arlington Memorial Bridge.
  • Bike Parking – Bike parking is available at the Rosslyn Metro Station and at on-street locations throughout Rosslyn.
  • Capital Bikeshare – There are Capital Bikeshare stations throughout Rosslyn, and along the Wilson-Clarendon and Lee Highway corridors to the west, and in Washington, D.C., across the Potomac River to the east.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

Car-sharing

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, 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

Did You Know?

The average person loses 13 lbs. their first year of commuting by bike.

League of American Cyclists

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
585
14th Street Bridge
2267
Arlington Mill Trail
374
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
251
CC Connector
764
Clarendon EB bike lane
150
Custis Bon Air Park
950
Custis Rosslyn
1609
Fairfax EB bike lane
158
Joyce St NB
32
Joyce St SB
33
Key Bridge East
1060
Key Bridge West
839
Military NB bike lane
32
Military SB bike lane
32
MVT Airport South
2429
Quincy NB bike lane
125
Quincy SB bike lane
69
Roosevelt Bridge
535
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
1203
WOD Bon Air Park
799
WOD Bon Air West
1288
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
963
Wilson WB bike lane
269

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
534
14th Street Bridge
244
Arlington Mill Trail
685
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
364
CC Connector
522
Custis Bon Air Park
417
Custis Rosslyn
489
Joyce St NB
90
Joyce St SB
89
Key Bridge East
2343
Key Bridge West
1420
MVT Airport South
391
Roosevelt Bridge
144
TR Island Bridge
800
WOD Bon Air Park
621
WOD Bon Air West
631
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
576

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
7425851
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