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September 9, 2016
New ART 92 Schedule with More Frequent Service Starts September 19

A new ART 92 schedule will go into effect on Monday, September 19. The new schedule includes service every 15 minutes during rush hours.

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September 7, 2016
Help Stuff an ART Bus Full of Food!

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) and Arlington Transit are challenging the community to "stuff" an ART bus full of non-perishable food items. Stuff-a-Bus events will take place on September 17 and 18 at the Giant Food Stores at Lyon Village and Virginia Square in Arlington. All of the food collected will be donated to the AFAC who will distribute it to the more than 2,200 families a week that rely on AFAC for free supplemental groceries.

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August 11, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 92 (Crystal City – Long Bridge Park/Boeing)

Get connected to the VRE train station and swing by the Commuter Store for transit information. Don't miss out on visiting Long Bridge Park and enjoy the outdoors.

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August 10, 2016
New ART 54 Route to Connect Dominion Hills & Madison Manor with East Falls Church Metro

On Monday, August 22, a new Arlington Transit – ART bus route, ART 54, will start service. ART 54 will connect the Dominion Hills, Madison Manor and Highland/Overlee Knolls neighborhoods with the East Falls Church Metrorail Station. Service will operate every 24 minutes on weekdays during morning and afternoon rush hours.

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August 8, 2016
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars

In the near future, it is likely that cities will come under intense pressure to sacrifice public transportation in favor of new, private, car-dependent alternatives.

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August 4, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 84 (Douglas Park - Nauck - Pentagon City)

Be prepared for your commute and take the ART 84 on weekdays. On the way, stop by some historic neighborhoods and community areas.

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August 2, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 74 (Arlington Village – Arlington View – Pentagon City)

Columbia Pike commuters can take advantage of the ART 74 and get connected to the Pentagon City Metro Station.

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August 1, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 61 (Rosslyn – Courthouse Metro Shuttle)

The ART 61 connects commuters to Metro stations and is a convenient step towards your final destination. Check out the highlights on the way.

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July 27, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 52 (Ballston – Virginia Hospital Center – East Falls Church)

The ART 52 is a great route that connects between several schools and stops at Virginia Hospital Center. With access to several Metro Stations and Tuckahoe Park, the ride is convenient for all riders.

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July 27, 2016
ART Bus Series: ART 41 (Columbia Pike – Ballston – Courthouse)

Cover a lot of ground by hopping on the ART 41 bus, with multiple stops at or near Metro stations.

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July 26, 2016
Mystery Riders Needed to Evaluate ART Bus Service

Arlington Transit is looking for volunteers to be "mystery riders" on ART buses. Mystery riders are like secret shoppers. They ride the ART buses just like regular bus riders and report back to Arlington Transit about their experience. Mystery riders are needed to highlight positive riding experiences as well as issues that need improvement.

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July 20, 2016
Let ART 77 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 77 runs between Shirlington and Courthouse with service running every 30 minutes Monday thru Saturday. The route does not have Sunday service. On Saturdays, service starts at 7 am and runs until 11:54 pm.

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July 18, 2016
ART 43, 55 and 84 Schedule Changes, New ART Route, Effective August 21

Service and route changes will go into effect on August 21, for ART 43, 55 and 84. A new route, ART 54, will start service on Monday, August 22. The new route will connect the Dominion Hills neighborhood to the East Falls Church Metro station during weekday rush hours.

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July 18, 2016
Let ART 51 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 51 connects the Langston Brown, Tara-Lee Heights and Waycroft-Woodlanw neighborhoods to the Ballston Metro. The route also provides a connection from the Ballston Metro to Virginia Hospital Center. ART 51 runs every 30 minutes on weekends with service operating until midnight on Saturday and 10:30 pm on Sunday.

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July 11, 2016
Let ART 43 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 43 is a limited stop route that only stops at the Court House Metro, Rosslyn Metro, Crystal City Metro and the Crystal City VRE station. Service runs every 20 minutes on weekends and goes until midnight on Saturday and 10 pm on Sunday. 

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June 29, 2016
Let ART 41 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 41 connects the western portion of Columbia Pike with the Ballston, Clarendon and Courthouse neighborhoods. On weekends, take ART 41 to restaurants, movie theaters, farmer's markets and more!

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June 24, 2016
Let ART 87 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 87 runs every 30 minutes on weekends between Shirlington and Pentagon City. Learn more about the things you can do and see when you ride ART 87 on the weekend!

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June 24, 2016
Holiday Service on July 4 for Independence Day

ART will run holiday service on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

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June 21, 2016
Let ART 55 Be Your Weekend Ride!

Let ART 55 be your weekend ride to shops, restaurants, parks and more! ART 55 travels down Lee Highway between the East Falls Church and Rosslyn Metro stations. Weekend service runs every 20 minutes during the day Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday.

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June 16, 2016
Let ART 45 Be Your Weekend Ride!

The ART 45 route runs every 30 minutes on weekends between Columbia Pike and Rosslyn, stopping at Courthouse along the way. Find out some of the places you can visit and things to do when you ride ART 45 on the weekend.

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June 12, 2016
Temporary ART 43 Schedule Adds Mid-day, Evening & Weekend Service -- Effective June 18

Starting Saturday, June 18, 2016, ART 43 will provide service seven days a week, including weekday mid-day, evening and weekend service. The additional service will be temporary to provide a bus alternative for those traveling between Crystal City and points south and the Rosslyn and Courthouse Metro stations during Metrorail's SafeTrack maintenance project.

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June 6, 2016
Let ART 42 Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART 42 runs every 35 minutes on weekends between Ballston and Pentagon City. Along the way, the route travels through Clarendon and along Columbia Pike. Learn about some of the places you can visit and things to do when you ride ART 42 on the weekend.

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June 3, 2016
Learn about Arlington's Transit Future -- Open Houses June 7 & 9

Final recommendations for Arlington's Transit Development Plan (TDP) have been sent to the County Board for their review. It is anticipated that the Board will consider the TDP for approval at their July Board Meeting. Prior to the meeting, there will be several opportunities for members of the community to learn more about the TDP recommendations, as well as opportunities for providing comments to the Board. Open house will be held on both June 7 and 9 for community members to attend.

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June 3, 2016
Let ART Be Your Weekend Ride!

ART provides weekend service on ART 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 55, 77 and 87. Let ART be your weekend ride to restaurants, shops, park, movies and more! Learn more about where ART can take you.

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May 21, 2016
Holiday Service on May 30 for Memorial Day

ART will run holiday service on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day.

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May 16, 2016
Transit Service on Lee Hwy Meeting June 1

Arlington Transit staff will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, to discuss transit service on Lee Highway. Topics will include ART 55 bus service and draft recommendations for the 10 year Arlington County Transit Development Plan (TDP) that are relevant to the Lee Highway corridor.

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March 30, 2016
ART 43 & 92 Service Changes on Fridays in April for Crystal City 5K

Due to detours for the weekly Crystal City 5K Fridays race, there will be service changes to ART 43 and 92 in effect on April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

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March 1, 2016
Proposed Changes to Arlington Bus Service -- We Want Your Feedback!

Provide your feedback on proposed changes to ART and Metrobus routes in Arlington County. View the proposed recommendations and then take a short survey to tell us what you think. Your feedback will help shape the final recommendations of Arlington's 10-year bus plan and the future of bus service.

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February 4, 2016
Help Shape the Future of Arlington's Bus Service

Arlington has developed draft recommendations to improve bus service in the County. Tell us how you feel about these improvements -- your feedback will help shape the final recommendations of Arlington's 10-year bus plan.

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February 4, 2016
Holiday Service on February 15 for Presidents' Day

 ART will run holiday service on Monday, February 15, 2016, in observance of Presidents' Day.

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January 8, 2016
Holiday Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Jan. 18

ART will run holiday service on Monday, January 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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December 17, 2015
Holiday Service on December 24, 25 & January 1

 ART will operate holiday service on December 24, 25 and January 1.

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November 20, 2015
ART 55 is Coming to Lee Highway - Service Starts Dec. 13

The new ART 55 route will replace the portion of the Metrobus 3A route that runs along Lee Highway. ART 55 will start on December 13.

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November 12, 2015
ART 42 and 45 Schedule Changes Effective December 13, 2015

Schedule changes for ART 42 and ART 45 will go into effect on Sunday, December 13, 2015.

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October 23, 2015
Top Five Bus Lines in Arlington County

Mark these top five bus lines as favorites in Arlington County, you'll thank us later!

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October 19, 2015
Where Do You Want Bus Service to Go?

Attend one of the four open-house workshops to provide feedback on the County's Transit Development Plan (TDP). Workshops will be held on October 27, October 28, November 2 and November 4.

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October 1, 2015
Additional Information about the Proposed ART 55 Route

In response to questions and feedback about the proposed ART 55 route, Arlington Transit has put together a frequently asked questions document that provides information about the route, proposed service, transfer options and the ability to handle passenger loads.

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September 28, 2015
Another Successful Stuff-a-Bus Event!

The Stuff-a-Bus events this month were a huge success with a grand total of 10,818 pounds of food collected.

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September 25, 2015
ART 41, 42 & 77 Bus Stop Closures on Sept 26 for Clarendon Day

Due to road closures along Wilson Blvd., Clarendon Blvd. and N. Highland Street on Saturday, September 26, for the Clarendon Day Race and Festival, some ART 41, 42 and 77 bus stops in Clarendon and Courthouse will not be in service.

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September 17, 2015
ART Proposes Taking Over Portion of Metrobus 3A Route

 Arlington Transit has proposed taking over a portion of the Metrobus 3A route.

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September 16, 2015
Thank You for Making Stuff-a-Bus a Success!

 A grand total of 8,166 pounds of food was collected at the Stuff-a-Bus events held this past weekend!

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September 9, 2015
Help Stuff an ART Bus Full of Food Donations!

Arlington Transit is partnering with the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to fill an ART bus full of food donations.

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September 2, 2015
Top Bus Routes to Arlington's Urban Villages

So you want to explore Arlington, but don't want the hassle of looking for parking. Great! We think you should try the bus.

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August 26, 2015
ART Bus Series: ART 77 (Shirlington – Lyon Park – Courthouse)

Need a bus that connects Shirlington to North Arlington? The ART 77 can get you there!

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June 23, 2015
Opportunities to Provide Feedback on Proposed Changes to STAR Policies

Several revisions to STAR policies have been proposed to comply with the new federal regulations, improve scheduling and provide more STAR rides within available resources.

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June 23, 2015
Update: Proposed STAR Rider Guide Changes

Several revisions to STAR policies have been proposed to comply with the new federal regulations, improve scheduling and provide more STAR rides within available resources. The County Manager will consider all input regarding the proposed STAR policy revisions and set an effective date.

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June 3, 2015
ART 41, 43, and 87 Changes Effective July 6

Schedule changes will go into effect on July 6 for ART 41, 43, and 87.

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May 20, 2015
Where Do You Travel To?

 Tell us about a trip that you make on a regular basis that either starts or ends in Arlington.

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May 13, 2015
Proposed STAR Rider Guide Changes

Several revisions to STAR policies have been proposed to comply with the new federal regulations. Changes are summarized in the post. If approved, these changes would become effective by July 13, 2015.

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May 13, 2015
Still Time to Provide Feedback on Transit in Arlington

There's still time to participate in the Transit Development Plan survey.

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New ART 92 Schedule with More Frequent Service Starts September 19

A new ART 92 schedule will go into effect on Monday, September 19. The new schedule includes service every 15 minutes during rush hours.

Read More
Help Stuff an ART Bus Full of Food!

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) and Arlington Transit are challenging the community to "stuff" an ART bus full of non-perishable food items. Stuff-a-Bus events will take place on September 17 and 18 at the Giant Food Stores at Lyon Village and Virginia Square in Arlington. All of the food collected will be donated to the AFAC who will distribute it to the more than 2,200 families a week that rely on AFAC for free supplemental groceries.

Read More
ART Bus Series: ART 92 (Crystal City – Long Bridge Park/Boeing)

Get connected to the VRE train station and swing by the Commuter Store for transit information. Don't miss out on visiting Long Bridge Park and enjoy the outdoors.

Read More
New ART 54 Route to Connect Dominion Hills & Madison Manor with East Falls Church Metro

On Monday, August 22, a new Arlington Transit – ART bus route, ART 54, will start service. ART 54 will connect the Dominion Hills, Madison Manor and Highland/Overlee Knolls neighborhoods with the East Falls Church Metrorail Station. Service will operate every 24 minutes on weekdays during morning and afternoon rush hours.

Read More
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars

In the near future, it is likely that cities will come under intense pressure to sacrifice public transportation in favor of new, private, car-dependent alternatives.

Read More
ART Bus Series: ART 84 (Douglas Park - Nauck - Pentagon City)

Be prepared for your commute and take the ART 84 on weekdays. On the way, stop by some historic neighborhoods and community areas.

Read More
ART Bus Series: ART 74 (Arlington Village – Arlington View – Pentagon City)

Columbia Pike commuters can take advantage of the ART 74 and get connected to the Pentagon City Metro Station.

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ART Bus Series: ART 61 (Rosslyn – Courthouse Metro Shuttle)

The ART 61 connects commuters to Metro stations and is a convenient step towards your final destination. Check out the highlights on the way.

Read More
ART Bus Series: ART 52 (Ballston – Virginia Hospital Center – East Falls Church)

The ART 52 is a great route that connects between several schools and stops at Virginia Hospital Center. With access to several Metro Stations and Tuckahoe Park, the ride is convenient for all riders.

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ART Bus Series: ART 41 (Columbia Pike – Ballston – Courthouse)

Cover a lot of ground by hopping on the ART 41 bus, with multiple stops at or near Metro stations.

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