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Getting Around Rosslyn

The 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 | Car-sharing | Taxis | Slug Line | Maps | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information

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 & Bike-Sharing

  • Bike facilities – Wilson Blvd. and Clarendon Blvd. have bike lanes west of North Oak St., providing access to Courthouse. 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. The bridges crossing the Potomac from Rosslyn to D.C. have protected bike-pedestrian lanes: Francis Scott Key Bridge and Theodore Roosevelt Bridge.
  • Bike parking – available at the Rosslyn Metro Station and at on-street locations throughout Rosslyn.
  • 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

  • car2go – "free-floating" car-sharing, without fixed parking spots, in Arlington and Washington D.C.
  • Zipcar – locations in Rosslyn and throughout the Ballston-Rosslyn Corridor
  • CommuterPage.com® Car-Sharing page – news and information about car-sharing in the D.C. area

Taxis

Slug Lines

  • Between North Moore Street and North Fort Myer Drive on the Lee Highway service road (approximately 1995 North Moore Street). 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.
  • Information about Rosslyn slug lines from Slug-Lines.com

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, Metrorail, and local bus systems.
  • CommuterPage.com Maps & Trip Planners page

Transit Fares & Information

Getting Around Rosslyn