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Service AlertsReduced Service and Rear Boarding on ART Buses: ART 41, 42, 45, 51, 55, 77 & 87 are operating Saturday schedules with some modifications. ART 43 is running every 20 mins. All other routes are not operating. Riders should enter and exit the buses using the rear door. Fare collection has been suspended on all ART buses. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/covid19 View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsREMINDER: New Phone Number for STAR Customer Call Center Effective June 1: Starting June 1, the STAR Call Center's new phone number will be 703-228-1900. The current number will not work after May 31. The last day to use the new number will be Friday, May 29. The STAR Call Center will be closed Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. Full details: https://www.arlingtontransit.com/about/art-news/star-phone/ View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsFace Coverings Strongly Recommended on ART Buses: For your safety and the safety of others, we strongly recommend all passengers wear face masks or face coverings while using ART. View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsReduced STAR Call Center Hours: Starting on Thursday, April 2, the STAR Call Center will operate on a reduced schedule. The Call Center will be open Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm and closed on Saturday. There are no changes to STAR service hours. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/reduced-service View all ART Alerts

Rear Boarding and Free Fare on ART Buses Starting March 24

March 23, 2020

Starting Tuesday, March 24, Arlington Transit – ART bus riders will enter and exit all ART buses using the rear doors only. Customers who require the use of a wheelchair ramp can still enter the bus through the front door. ART will also be suspending fare collection on all ART buses since the farebox is located at the front door.

These measures are being put in place to protect bus operators and reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ART will continue to take precautions to keep passengers and bus operators safe, including deep cleaning and sanitizing all buses thoroughly at the end of each night.

Arlington Transit encourages social distancing on all buses and asks that riders use ART for essential travel only.

ART will continue to operate Saturday service on ART 414245515577 and 87 with the following changes:

  • ART 42 & 87 will terminate at the Pentagon instead of Pentagon City
  • ART 45 will start 1 hour early at 6:30 am
  • ART 43 will operate every 20 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm following its weekday route

All other ART routes will not operate.

Real time schedule information will not be available for the ART 42, 43, 45 and 87 routes. For all schedules, please call 703-228-RIDE (7433) or consult the Arlington Transit website.

STAR service will continue to provide normal service.

ART and STAR services will be monitored daily and may be subject to change in response to the latest conditions.

Visit Arlington County's web site for information from the Arlington County Public Health Division.

 

 

 

 


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