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Service AlertsRear Boarding and Free Fares Due to COVID-19: 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. Fare collection will be suspended on all ART buses. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/rear-boarding View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsEast Falls Church, Virginia Square and Clarendon Metro Stations Closing on March 26: Starting Thursday, March 26, Metro will be closing the East Falls Church, Virginia Square and Clarendon Metro stations. This will impact riders of ART 41, 42, 55 and 77. Buses will stop at/near these stations, but riders will not be able to enter the stations to access Metrorail. Learn more at wmata.com. 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!

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