NEW Student SmarTrip Card
Arlington Transit is introducing a new SmarTrip card that will make it easier for middle and high school students to get around. The Student iRide SmarTrip card lets teens ride ART buses for a discounted fare of 75 cents. The card also works on Metrobus, Metrorail and other regional bus systems that accept SmarTrip. The student discount only applies to ART.
Why Get One?
It Saves Money. ART bus rides only cost 75¢ with the card
It's Easy. It's just like a regular SmarTrip card that works on Metrobus, Metrorail, ART and other buses.
It's Convenient. You don't have to worry about carrying cash or buying a paper Metrorail pass.
Starting on September 3, the card can be purchased for $3.00 at the Commuter Stores located in Ballston, Rosslyn, Shirlington, Crystal City and the Mobile Commuter Store which travels throughout Arlington. Only middle and high school students who attend school in Arlington can use the card. The student must be present at the time of purchase and show their student ID (or other form of ID). The card will expire on the student's 19th birthday.
The artwork on the card was designed by Arlington student Daniel Grumbles who will be starting 9th grade at Washington-Lee High School this year.
For more sharing tools, click "Share" at the top of the page.
The User Comments form is a way to share your thoughts with other visitors to this page. If you have a comment or question for Arlington Transit staff, please contact Arlington Transit.
Comments posted here will be published on this page after approval. A valid email address is required to post a comment. Your email address will not be displayed, or used for any purpose except to contact you about your comment or question.