Urgent Service Updates
  • ART service for 3/22: Start with *Limited* service, add more as conditions permit
    On Thursday, March 22, ART will start the day with *Limited* service and increase service as conditions permit. Please visit https://tinyurl.com/y8vzpctc for a list of routes operating during Limited service. Additional alerts will be sent as the service level changes.
  • STAR service for Thursday, March 22, 2018
    All STAR trips before 9:00 am Thursday are cancelled with the exception of Dialysis. Call Ctr opens at 9AM. Call to Cancel or Reschedule. The federal government is opening 2 hours late due to sidewalk & street conditions.

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Back to School with iRide

August 7, 2017

 iRide SmarTrip Card

With summer coming to an end, the countdown for back-to-school is on. Students probably have a list with items to buy like new clothes, supplies and backpacks — but have you thought about the Student iRide SmarTrip Card?

Arlington K – 12 students qualify for the Student iRide SmarTrip Card, which functions like a regular SmarTrip Card with the added benefit of half-price ART fares. The card can be purchased at any Commuter Store location or from the Mobile Commuter Store which makes regularly scheduled stops around Arlington. The card costs $2 and the student must be present at the time of purchase.

The Student iRide SmarTrip card lets students:
• Ride the ART bus for the student discount fare of $1
• Ride Metrorail and Metrobus at full fare
• Take advantage of two (2) hours of free bus transfers
• Reload the iRide card at any Metro station, Commuter Store and online

Want to learn more about the Student iRide SmarTrip Card? Check out the FAQ page.

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