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  • STAR service - Wednesday, Feb. 20
    STAR will not provide service on Wednesday, Feb. 20 except for dialysis trips due to inclement weather. The STAR Call Center will be closed. For detailed information on STAR severe weather service, please visit https://www.arlingtontransit.com/pages/star/star-rider-guide/severe-weather-policy/
  • ART service - Wednesday, Feb. 20
    Due to predicted inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, ART will operate on *Severe* service all day Wednesday, Feb. 20. For detailed information on ART severe weather service, including detours, please visit https://www.arlingtontransit.com/pages/about/severe-weather-policy/

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Bus Riding Workshop a Success

March 28, 2011

March 28, 2011 -- On Monday, March 28, a free workshop about riding the bus was held at the Harvey Hall Community Center. The workshop was led by a Metro representative who talked about the basics of riding the bus and the benefits of using a SmarTrip card. Attendees also learned about bus transfers, how to add money to their SmarTrip card on the bus and discount programs for seniors and teens.

A Metrobus then took everyone to a nearby Giant grocery store where workshop attendees learned how to add money and bus passes to their SmarTrip card.


Walking to the Metrobus

Riding the Metrobus

At Giant adding value to SmarTrip cards

The workshop was a success and everyone's questions about riding Metrobus and ART were answered. If you couldn't attend this workshop, don't worry! We'll be holding another one this Friday, April 1, at the Gates of Ballston. The workshop is free and everyone who attends will receive a free SmarTrip card. Attendees will learn about the benefits of using a SmarTrip card and also tips for riding the bus. Everyone will then have the opportunity to ride an ART bus to a nearby CVS Pharmacy where they can add money and 7-Day Regional bus passes to their SmarTrip card.

Bus Riding 101 Workshop

When: Friday, April 1, 2011

Time:  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where:  Gates of Ballston

              4108 N. 4th St

              Arlington VA, 22203

Children are welcome to attend and ride the bus with us. Don't miss this informative workshop about riding ART and Metrobus.

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