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Service AlertsRider Capacity Restrictions Lifted on ART Buses Starting August 1: Starting Sunday, August 1, rider capacity restrictions will be lifted on all ART buses. Seats inside the buses will no longer be blocked off, and buses will not be limited to a certain number of passengers. If you see an ART bus that has the “Bus Full” sign displayed on the front between now and August 1, please call ART Customer Service at 703-228-7433 and let them know the bus number and route that is full. Operations will look into addressing the issue for service the next day. View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsFederal mask mandate for all transit riders now in effect: By order of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all transit riders in the United States are now required to wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19. For more information, please visit https://www.arlingtontransit.com/about/art-news/face-mask-mandate-for-transit-users-effective-late-february-1/ View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsART 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 52, 55, 75, 77, 84 and 87 Operating Regular Service: ART 72 is operating a modified weekday schedule. ART 53, 61, 62 and 74 are not operating. Face masks are required on all ART buses. Learn more: ArlingtonTransit.com/Covid19 View all ART Alerts

Adopt-a-Stop

Adopt an ART bus stop and help keep Arlington County a beautiful and clean place to live, work and visit!

Sign up to Adopt-a-Stop   |   View Adoptable Stops   |   Safety Tips   |   Group Release Form (PDF)


Photo: ART bus stopArlington Transit's Adopt-a-Stop program relies upon community partnerships to help maintain bus stops throughout the County. Individuals or groups can apply to adopt an ART bus stop for a commitment of one year. The adopter pledges to keep their adopted bus stop clean and perform the duties listed below. Bus stop adopters will be publicly recognized with a sign at the adopted bus stop and recognition on ART's web site.

ART bus stops along ART's 16 routes can be adopted. See a list of the bus stops you can adopt.

Individuals, community groups, civic associations and leasing agencies who own apartment complexes in Arlington County are encouraged to participate in the Adopt-a-Stop program. Sign-up to participate!

For questions or more information please call 703-228-0638.

Participant agrees to:

  • Adopt one (or more) ART bus stop(s) for one year. Photo: ART "flag" at bus stopView the list of adoptable stops.
  • Regularly maintain (at least once a week) the adopted bus stop by being responsible for trash pick-up.
  • When it snows, clear a sidewalk path from the nearest curb ramp to the bus stop and a path from the bus stop to the road. See snow removal guidelines (PDF, 192 KB)
  • Report vandalism, disturbances, safety issues, and items left at the bus stop to Arlington Transit.
  • Participants must be 18 years or older, unless they are part of a group. If a group wants to adopt a stop the group leader must be at least 18 years of age and a group form must be filled out and turned in.

View the Adopt-a-Stop Agreement Form and Safety Tips to follow.

Arlington Transit agrees to:

  • Perform, at the participant’s request, graffiti removal, overgrown grass removal and bus stop repairs.
  • Install, at the participant’s request, a trash receptacle at the adopted bus stop.
  • Provide, at the participant's request, safety vests for adopters to wear while cleaning the bus stop.

For performing the above listed duties the participant will:

  • Be recognized with a sign at the adopted bus stop. It will take 4-6 business weeks to create and install the sign.
  • Be listed on Arlington Transit’s website.

View the list of adoptable bus stops and Sign-up to participate in the program!