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Service AlertsReduced STAR Call Center Hours Effective April 2: Greetings, 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

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

iRide for Arlington Students

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 only $1.00 with the card and it works on Metrobus, Metrorail and other regional bus systems. Get your card!

Quick links

iRide Brochure (PDF)
This brochure provides info and tips about how to get around using the bus, Metrorail, biking and walking. It also includes a list of web tools and apps that make it easier to use transit.

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 tool shows you the bus stops close to your location, as well as rail stations, Capital Bikeshare stations 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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