Urgent Service Updates
  • ART 41, 43, 45, 77: possible detours/delays due to FD activity at Court House Metro
    ART 41, 43, 45 & 77 may experience detours and/or delays due to fire department activity at the Court House Metro station.
  • ART 43: SafeTrack temporary schedule effective 6/18
    Effective Saturday, June 18, ART 43 will start operating on a new temporary schedule. Midday, evening, and weekend service has been added to provide a convenient north-south travel alternative during SafeTrack. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/zwc466l for more details.
  • ART 43, 92: Temporary relocation of Crystal City Metro stop
    Effective Wednesday, June 8, the ART 43 & 92 stop at Crystal City Metro will be moved 200 feet north, just before the overpass to S. Clark, due to construction at S. Bell St. & 18th St. S. Please allow a few extra minutes of travel time. The relocation is expected to last approximately four weeks. We apologize for the short notice, and thank you for riding ART.

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About ART - Arlington Transit

ART - Arlington Transit is a local bus system provided by Arlington County, Virginia. ART supplements Metrobus with cross-County routes as well as neighborhood connections to Metrorail. ART is environmentally friendly, operating on clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG). All ART buses are fully ADA accessible with wheelchair ramps and priority seating.

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Program Oversight

The Transit Advisory Committee (TAC) reviews transit services provided in Arlington County, including ART, STAR, Metrobus, Metrorail, and MetroAccess. The TAC is a fifteen-member committee appointed by the County Manager. The TAC usually meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   Each meeting begins with a public comment period – and the public is welcome to attend.  Please contact Richard Hartman, TAC Coordinator, for the location at 703-228-4019 (TDD: 711) or by e-mail at rchartman@arlingtonva.us.

Transit Facilities

Transit stop and station types can range from simple bus stops to full-size stations and transit centers. The type of facility depends on a number of parameters, including transit service mode, passenger demand, surrounding land use and available right-of-way. There are a variety of transit stops and stations in Arlington as well as a range of approximate costs associated with the construction of each of these facilities. Take a look at the difference in transit facilities. (PDF)


Research related to ART is available from Mobility Lab.

Photo: ART bus at Shirlington Bus Station