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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 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: 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 View all ART Alerts

Moving Words Poetry Program

Moving Words is a program that makes poetry a part of daily life for commuters riding ART. The poems of ten Arlington Public Schools students and six metro-area adult poets will be displayed on ART buses throughout the year for bus riders to read and enjoy.

From October through March the poems of ten Arlington Public Schools students are selected for display through a partnership with the Arlington Public Schools Humanities Project. From April through September the poems of six local poets are featured. The poems displayed are selected through an annual competition with a deadline in January.

The Moving Words program started in 1999 during National Poetry Month. The program is run by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Arlington County Economic Development Department and is sponsored in part by Arlington Transit.

For more information and to receive submission guidelines, please visit the Arlington Arts website or call 703-228-1854 (TDD: 711).

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