Urgent Service Updates
  • ART service for 3/22: Start with *Limited* service, add more as conditions permit
    On Thursday, March 22, ART will start the day with *Limited* service and increase service as conditions permit. Please visit https://tinyurl.com/y8vzpctc for a list of routes operating during Limited service. Additional alerts will be sent as the service level changes.
  • STAR service for Thursday, March 22, 2018
    All STAR trips before 9:00 am Thursday are cancelled with the exception of Dialysis. Call Ctr opens at 9AM. Call to Cancel or Reschedule. The federal government is opening 2 hours late due to sidewalk & street conditions.
  • ART service Update for today Wednesday 3/21/18
    ART is able to provide Severe Service levels. ART weather policy is at https://tinyurl.com/yb39yg3c - also at https://www.arlingtontransit.com/pages/about/severe-weather-policy/#Table As conditions deteriorate, this Alert will be updated.
  • STAR Service for Wednesday March 21, 2018
    STAR will provide dialysis rides today, 3/21/18 but may have delays. Other STAR rides are canceled and the STAR Call Center is closed today. OPM has decided that local federal offices are closed.

View additional alerts from ART and Metro.

Where Can ART Take You?

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ART is Arlington

Riding Arlington Transit – ART buses is a great way to get around Arlington car free. People who live, work and play in Arlington can take the green and white ART buses to restaurants, shops, parks and more. ART also connects to Metrorail and Metrobus, making it easy to get to the entire DC metro region.

Visit ArlingtonTransit.com to learn more.

Here are the various ways you can use ART to get around.

The ART of Getting Around

New to Arlington or riding ART? ArlingtonTransit.com has route and schedule info for all of the 17 ART bus routes. Use CarFreeAtoZ.com to plan your trip and then CarFreeNearMe.com to find the ART bus stop closest to you. Finally, ART RealTime (arlingtontransit.com/realtime) will tell you when the next ART bus will arrive at your stop.

Ride ART the Smart Way

The SmarTrip card makes it easy to ride ART for the $2.00 regular fare. Just tap the card on the fare box when you board the bus. The card also works on Metrobus and Metrorail.

The Senior SmarTrip card is for seniors age 65 and older and automatically gives them the $1.00 Senior fare on ART. The card also gives a discount on Metrobus and Metrorail.

The iRide Student SmarTrip card is for Arlington students, K-12, and lets them ride ART for the $1.00 Student fare. The card also works on Metrobus and Metrorail for the regular fare. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/iride.

All SmarTrip cards allow free bus-to-bus transfers within 2 hours of use. Cards can be purchased at the Commuter Stores located at the Ballston Metro, Rosslyn Metro, Crystal City Metro and Shirlington Bus Station. For the Senior and Student cards, the user must be present at the time of purchase and show ID.

Ride ART. Relax. Repeat.

Avoid the stress of driving in traffic and take ART to work. ART has cross-County routes as well as connections to Metrorail stations so you can get around the entire DC metro region.

The Accessibility of ART

All ART buses are fully accessible with wheelchair ramps and the ability to lower or kneel. Buses have two wheelchair securement areas and priority seating for senior citizens and people with disabilities. All stops are announced audibly and visually.

Let ART be Your Weekend Ride

On weekends you can take ART to farmers’ markets, parks, grocery stores and the mall. ART routes 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 55, 77 and 87 provide weekend service. On weekends, ART routes 42 and 87 provide service to Pentagon City.

A Night Out is More Fun with ART

With ART’s late night service, you can go out to eat, catch a movie or connect to Metrorail to go into DC. ART routes 41, 43, 45, 55, 75, 77 and 87 provide weekday service past 10 pm. On Saturdays, the routes run past 11 pm and, in most cases, until midnight or later.

Where Do You Take ART?

Share a picture on ART’s Facebook page or send us a tweet at @ART_Alert letting us know how ART helps you get around Arlington.

Visit ArlingtonTransit.com to learn more about specific routes and get detailed route and schedule information.