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Your Car-Free Life is Open!

Arlington is an awesome place to live, work, eat, and play with tons of ways to get around! Use these helpful tools to learn about your transportation options and open the door to your car-free life.

Car-Free Near Me

Visit Car-Free Near Me to see exactly which car-free options are located nearby, plus save custom maps for home, work and more.

Discover detailed transportation information for the Washington, DC region – including events, news and updates about ART, Metrobus, Metrorail and more at is the easiest way to buy tickets and passes for any regional transit partner (including MARC, MTA and VRE commuter rail) and have them delivered right to your door – you can even use SmartBenefits to pay.

The Commuter Store

These one-stop shops are the perfect places to get SmarTrip cards, transit passes and Capital Bikeshare memberships, maps, schedules, personalized trip plans from our car-free experts, and more!

Commuter Store locations:

  • Ballston
  • Crystal City
  • Rosslyn
  • Shirlington
  • Mobile Commuter Stores that stop at additional Arlington and Washington, DC locations
  • Affiliate Commuter Stores in Odenton, Frederick and Hyattsville, Maryland

Arlington Transit - ART

Arlington’s local bus system with smaller, neighborhood-friendly vehicles that run on clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG). Provides connections to Metrobus, Metrorail and Virginia Railway Express (VRE).

Arlington's Car-Free Diet

Get a taste of what the car-free lifestyle is all about with our Transit How-To Guide, profiles of Arlington's car-free-friendly urban villages, a calculator that shows how much you could save by leaving your car at home, and more – check out the homepage now!


Learn how to use public transportation and find resources to plan your trip.

Arlington Commuter Stores