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Pike Ride is combined ART and Metrobus service on Columbia Pike and in the surrounding neighborhoods. The two services are coordinated to provide frequent, convenient service along the Pike.
Diagrams of Columbia Pike Bus Routes and Stops
Metrobus 16ABDJP – Columbia Pike. Service between Annandale/Culmore and the Pentagon. Metrobus 16A and 16D provide service throughout the day every 30 minutes to and from Annandale. Metrobus 16B and 16J travel to and from Culmore, also at 30-minute intervals. During peak periods, the 16 F Limited also makes the Culmore circuit. When combined during peak hours, these Pike Ride routes travel Columbia Pike every 5 minutes.
Metrobus 16F – Columbia Pike-Federal Triangle. While all other Pike Ride buses stop at all Metrobus or ART-Arlington Transit bus stops, Metrobus 16 F stops only at the 8 most popular stops in Arlington to speed riders on their way.
Metrobus 16GHK – Columbia Heights West-Pentagon City. Metrobus 16G provides service every 12 minutes all day long. It is supplemented with Metrobus 16H service during peak hours. During those peak hours, Pike Ride will be at your stop every 6 minutes. The Pentagon City service is timed to arrive within five minutes of a train. If you’re a Metrorail Blue Line rider, the 16GHK is the perfect way to beat the crowds at the Pentagon Metrorail station.
Metrobus 16L– Annandale-Skyline City-Pentagon. Metrobus 16L operates along Columbia Pike and I-395 between Pentagon Metro station and Annandale, serving Pentagon City, Baileys Crossroads and Skyline City.
Metrobus 16Y – Columbia Pike-Farragut Square. The 16Y operates along Columbia Pike between Barcroft (Columbia Pike & Four Mile Run Dr.) and McPherson Square in Washington D.C.
Pike Ride Routes and Schedules
Printed schedules are available to be delivered FREE to your home or office using CommuterPage.com's Brochure Delivery Service. Bulk deliveries for residential complexes and businesses can be obtained FREE from Arlington Transportation Partners Brochure Service.
Which Bus Should You Take?
If you need to connect to Metrorail, you can take any Pike Ride bus, because they all go to a Metrorail station. All Pike Ride bus stops are clearly marked and have route information. Metobus16 G,H Arlington buses (Pentagon City service) are easily identified by the distinctive Pike Ride logo and advertising on the sides. Most important, always check the bus marquee. The marquee gives you the bus route number and destination.