Transportation Options

Arlington, Virginia is one of the best places in the United States to go car-free. The reason? There are so many good transportation options:

  • Metrorail is the region's subway/rail system. Arlington has 11 stations on Metrorail's Orange, Blue, and Yellow lines.
  • Metrobus is the DC area's regional bus system, and operates more than 20 routes on Arlington's main streets.
  • ART - Arlington Transit is Arlington's local bus system. ART connects Arlington neighborhoods to each other and to Metrorail using environmentally-friendly, compressed natural gas vehicles.
  • Walking infrastructure in Arlington includes wide sidewalks, miles of multi-use trails, and countdown signals at many intersections, so pedestrians know how much time they have to cross.
  • Bicycling is a healthy, inexpensive and environmentally responsible way to go. And in Arlington, it's easy too.
  • Bikesharing is public transportation using bicycles. In Arlington, bikesharing is Capital Bikeshare, a joint program of Arlington, the District of Columbia, Alexandria, and Montgomery County.
  • Carsharing gives you the use of a car when you need it, without the hassle and expense of owning a car. Zipcar, Enterprise Carshare and car2go have cars available to members throughout Arlington.
  • Taxicab and Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) are great options to have available when you're car-free, or when you use a carpool or transit for your commute but need to make a quick trip during the day.

Arlington's Car-Free Diet Map (PDF)

Schematic map of Arlington showing bus routes, bike routes, bicycle/pedestrian trails, Metro stations, Capital Bikeshare stations, and more. PDF, 5.8 MB, Adobe Reader required. Click the link or thumbnail image below.

Arlington's Car-Free Diet Map (PDF, 5.2 MB)

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Did You Know?

You could save $816 a month if you switch from driving to public transportation for your commute.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
528
14th Street Bridge
913
Arlington Mill Trail
474
Ballston Connector
238
Bluemont Connector
203
CC Connector
857
Clarendon EB bike lane
186
Custis Bon Air Park
1146
Custis Rosslyn
2075
Fairfax EB bike lane
123
Joyce St NB
50
Joyce St SB
27
Key Bridge East
1250
Key Bridge West
547
Military NB bike lane
52
Military SB bike lane
46
MVT Airport South
2861
Quincy NB bike lane
91
Quincy SB bike lane
85
Roosevelt Bridge
243
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1185
TR Island Bridge
1547
WOD Bon Air Park
1690
WOD Bon Air West
1922
WOD Columbia Pike
1401
WOD East Falls Church
1463
Wilson WB bike lane
216

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
728
14th Street Bridge
315
Arlington Mill Trail
475
Ballston Connector
203
Bluemont Connector
268
CC Connector
486
Custis Bon Air Park
539
Custis Rosslyn
330
Joyce St NB
65
Joyce St SB
103
Key Bridge East
2442
Key Bridge West
1276
MVT Airport South
263
Roosevelt Bridge
162
TR Island Bridge
1389
WOD Bon Air Park
762
WOD Bon Air West
761
WOD Columbia Pike
1373
WOD East Falls Church
457

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
6900540
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