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Getting Around Langston Boulevard

Metrobus Rt. 3Y operates along Langston Boulevard, connecting the neighborhoods along the corridor to each other and to the Rosslyn and East Falls Church Metro stations. ART 51, ART 52, and Metrobus 23 intersect Langston Boulevard and provide transportation to Ballston. The Custis (I-66) Trail parallels Langston Boulevard on the eastern end of the corridor, providing an important route for bicyclists. Choose a link below or scroll down for more information about getting around the Langston Boulevard corridor.

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Regional rail service for the Washington, D.C. area.

  • Langston Boulevard locations – Although there are no Metrorail stations within easy walking distance of most of the Langston Boulevard corridor, there are stations at both ends -- East Falls Church station on the west end and Rosslyn station on the east end. Metrobus service along the corridor connects to either station. Residents near the center of the corridor also have access to Ballston-MU station via Metrobus and ART. Bike trails and routes also provide access to any of the three stations.
    • East Falls Church station – on the Orange and Silver lines. Located in the median of I-66 at N. Sycamore St. Station Vicinity Map (PDF) – includes bus boarding locations
    • Rosslyn station – on the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. Rosslyn Metro Center, between Ft. Myer Dr. & N. Moore St. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Moore St., across street from Rosslyn Metro Center Station Vicinity Map (PDF) – includes bus boarding locations
    • Ballston-MU station – on the Orange and Silver lines. Located at Ballston Metro Center, N. Stuart and N. Fairfax Dr. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Fairfax Dr., between N. Stuart St. and N. Taylor St. Station Vicinity Map (PDF) – includes bus boarding locations
  •® Metro System pageinformation about Metrorail, Metrobus, MetroAccess
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – operators of the Metro system


Regional bus service for the Washington, D.C. area, operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). For additional bus routes, see ART, below.

Arlington Transit–ART

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

Bicycling & Bike-Sharing

  • Bike facilities – The Custis Trail intersects Langston Boulevard. in two locations, near Spout Run Pkwy. in the east and at the intersection of Washington Blvd. and I-66 in the west. Kirkwood Rd., Lorcom Ln., Nelly Custis Dr., Military Rd., Quincy St., Patrick Henry Dr., John Marshall Dr., Williamsburg Blvd. and Yorktown Blvd. all have bike lanes.
  • Bike parking – available at on-street locations along Langston Boulevard and at the Lee Harrison and Williamsburg Shopping Centers.
  • Capital Bikeshare – Stations along Langston Boulevard from Rosslyn westward, almost to Glebe Road.
  • Bicycling general information

Shared Electric Scooters

Arlington County is allowing shared e-scooters under a demonstration program. Several companies hold permits to operate in Arlington.


  • Custis Trail – See “Bicycling & Bike-Sharing” above.
  • Countdown Lights – special signals facilitate crossing at major intersections, showing pedestrians how many seconds are left before the signal changes
  • WalkArlington – information about walking in Arlington


  • Zipcar offers car-sharing at East Falls Church Metro station
  •® Car-Sharing page – information about car-sharing in the D.C. area



  • Arlington's Car-Free Diet Map – map of Arlington showing bus routes, bike routes, bicycle/pedestrian trails, Metro stations, Capital Bikeshare stations, and more. (PDF, 4.5 MB, Adobe Reader required.)
  • Car-Free Near Me™ – maps transportation facilities near any location you choose in Arlington or the Washington, D.C. area, and provides real-time information for ART and Metrobus stops, Capital Bikeshare stations, and more.
  • Maps & Routes page – includes PDF versions of the Arlington County Bike Map and Arlington County Bicycle Comfort Level Map.
  • Maps & Trip Planners page
  • Metro's Maps page

Trip Planners

  • 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.
  • Maps & Trip Planners page

Transit Fares & Information


Real-time transportation information for Langston Boulevard

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