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    Due to expected extreme high temperatures the next few days, riders are permitted to drink water while riding ART buses. Please use bottles or containers that can be tightly sealed (no open cups), and dispose of any waste in trash or recycling receptacles. Thank you for riding ART, and stay safe!

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Let ART Be Your Weekend Ride

November 15, 2017

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Maybe you already use the ART bus to commute to work, but do you also use it to get around Arlington on the weekends? You can take ART to farmers’ markets, parks, restaurants, the mall and out for a night of fun! Taking the bus relieves the stress of driving and looking for parking and allows you to relax and enjoy your weekend.

Below is more info about the ART routes that run on the weekends. Note that ART 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 55 and 87 provide weekend service on Saturday and Sunday. ART 77 provides weekend service on Saturday only.

Not sure which ART route to take? Use these handy tools that can help you plan a trip, find the nearest bus stop and tell you when the next bus will arrive. Make sure you have a SmarTrip card to pay for your fare and to receive free bus-to-bus transfers within 2 hours of use.

ART 41: Columbia Pike -- Ballston -- Courthouse

Service runs every 20 minutes in the morning and evenings and every 15 minutes during the day. On Saturdays, ART 41 provides service until 2 AM. Learn more about where ART 41 can take you.

ART 42: Ballston -- Pentagon City (weekends only)

Service runs every 35 minutes during the day. On weekends, ART 42 provides service to Pentagon City. Learn more about where ART 42 can take you.

ART 43: Courthouse -- Rosslyn -- Crystal City

Service runs every 20 minutes. ART 43 is a limited stop route that travels between the Crystal City and Court House Metro stations, stopping at the Crystal City VRE and Rosslyn Metro station along the way. Learn more about ART 43 and where it can take you.

ART 45: Columbia Pike -- DHS/Sequoia -- Rosslyn

Service runs every 30 minutes during the day. Take ART 45 to Rosslyn and ride the Metro into DC. Learn more about where ART 45 can take you.

ART 51: Ballston -- Virginia Hospital Center

Service runs every 30 minutes on weekends. Learn more about where ART 51 can take you.

ART 55: East Falls Church -- Lee Highway -- Rosslyn 

Service runs every 20 minutes during the day Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday. The route travels along Lee Highway between the Rosslyn and East Falls Church Metro Stations. Learn more about where ART 55 can take you.

ART 77: Shirlington -- Lyon Park -- Courthouse

Service runs every 30 minutes on Saturdays. The route provides service between Shirlington and Courthouse. Learn more about where ART 77 can take you.

ART 87: Pentagon City (weekends only) -- Army Navy Drive -- Shirlingon

Service runs every 30 minutes during the day between Shirlington and Pentagon City on the weekends. Learn more about where ART 87 can take you.


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