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Getting Around Lee Highway

Metrobus Rt. 3Y operates along Lee Highway, 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 Lee Highway and provide transportation to Ballston. The Custis (I-66) Trail parallels Lee Highway 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 Lee Highway corridor.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit-ART | Bicycling & Bike-Sharing | Walking | Car-Sharing | Taxis | Maps | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information

Metrorail

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

  • Lee Highway locations – Although there are no Metrorail stations within easy walking distance of most of the Lee Highway corridor, there are stations at both ends of the corridor - East Falls Church station on the western end and Rosslyn station on the eastern 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
  • CommuterPage.com® Metro System pageinformation about Metrorail, Metrobus, MetroAccess
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – operators of the Metro system

Metrobus

Regional bus service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 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 Lee Hwy. 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 Lee Hwy. and at the Williamsburg Shopping Center.
  • Capital Bikeshare – Tstations along Lee Highway from Rosslyn westward, almost to Glebe Road.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

  • 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

Car-Sharing

  • car2go - "free-floating" car-sharing, without fixed parking spots, in Arlington and Washington D.C.
  • Zipcar offers car-sharing at East Falls Church Metro station
  • CommuterPage.com® Car-Sharing page – information about car-sharing in the D.C. area

Taxis

Maps

  • 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, 1.8 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.
  • BikeArlington.com Maps & Routes page – includes PDF versions of the Arlington County Bike Map and Arlington County Bicycle Comfort Level Map.
  • CommuterPage.com Maps & Trip Planners page
  • Metro's Maps page

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.
  • CommuterPage.com Maps & Trip Planners page

Transit Fares & Information

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