STAR Fare Increase for Zones 2 and 3 Effective January 1, 2014

December 10, 2013

Effective Wednesday, January 1, 2014, STAR fares for Zones 2 and 3 will increase:

  • Zone 2 fares will be $5 per trip
  • Zone 3 fares will be $9 per trip

Zone 1 fares will remain $3 per trip.

New $5 STAR coupons are available for purchase at the Commuter Stores, and come in books of ten coupons. The $5 coupons are green and have inverted corners to distinguish them from other STAR coupons.

The $5 STAR coupons can be used to pay new Zone 2 fares and can be combined with the $4 STAR coupons to pay new Zone 3 fares.

The Commuter Stores are located at Ballston Metro, Rosslyn Metro, Shirlington Bus Station, Crystal City Mall and the Mobile Commuter Store that travels throughout Arlington. Visit for more information.

STAR is a shared ride paratransit service intended to provide a comparable level of transportation as provided by ART, Metrobus and Metrorail. 

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