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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

iRide for Arlington Students

Also see the How to Ride for Students page.

Your ride's here.

You've got places to go. People to see. Things to do. You just need a way to get there.

With ART, Metrobus and Metrorail you’ve always got a ride. No more begging your parents to take you everywhere. No more bumming a ride off your friends.

And the best part is, riding the bus or the train is actually really easy. Check out the links below to find out everything you need to know.

Student iRide SmarTrip CardiRide Student SmarTrip Card

This card makes it easier for Arlington elementary, middle and high school students to get around. ART bus rides cost only $1.00 (50% discount) with the card and it works on Metrobus, Metrorail and other regional bus systems. Get your card!

Quick links

iRide Rack Card (PDF)
This brochure provides info and tips about how to get around using the bus, Metrorail, biking and walking.

Studen iRide SmarTrip Card FAQs
Frequently-asked questions about the Student iRide SmarTrip Card.

Car-Free Near Me
See the transit services available near your home, school or anyplace in the D.C. area. This map-based tool shows you the bus stops close to your location, and where the buses go that serve those stops. It also shows rail stations, Capital Bikeshare dock locations, and more.

Online Schedules
Get up-to-date schedules for ART, Metrobus and other local bus routes in Northern Virginia.

Mobile Schedules
Get news and current bus schedules delivered to your web-enabled mobile device, wherever you are.

Car-Free Diet Map thumbnailCar-Free Diet Map
(PDF, 4.5 MB, Adobe Reader required)
Map of Arlington showing all of the bus and rail routes and major transfer points.

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