ART 87 Pentagon Metro - Army Navy Drive - Shirlington

With ART 87, anyone living in the neighborhoods of Shirlington or Nauck can go green with ART seven days a week. This route provides direct service to the Shirlington Bus Station and Pentagon Metro station Monday through Friday, with key stops along Glebe Road and Army Navy Drive. On weekends, the route goes to the Pentagon City Metro instead of the Pentagon Metro, making it easy for riders to visit the shops, restaurants and businesses in Pentagon City. 

During weekday AM rush hours (6:20 am - 8:46 am):

  • ART 87 serves every stop along the route between Shirlington and the Pentagon Metro.
  • ART 87A serves every stop only between 26th St. & S. Troy and the Pentagon Metro.
  • ART 87X runs non-stop between the Pentagon Metro and Shirlington.

During weekday PM rush hour (3:50 pm - 7:30 pm):

  • ART 87 serves every stop along the route between Shirlington and the Pentagon Metro.
  • ART 87P serves every stop only between S. Lang St. & 28th St. S. and the Pentagon Metro.

Midday and weekday evenings:

  • ART 87 serves every stop along the route between Shirlington and the Pentagon Metro.

Saturday and Sunday:

  • ART 87 serves every stop between Shirlington and Pentagon City Metro.

Schedule Changes Effective December 17

Schedule changes to the ART 87 route will go into effect on Monday, December 17. Slight time adjustments will be made to the weekday schedule to improve on-time performance and coordinate layover space with the ART 42 route. View the new ART 87 schedule (PDF).

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ART 87 route map and schedule (PDF, 268 KB, Adobe Reader required)


Not all bus stops are shown on the map. Icons on the map represent schedule "timepoints" – the stops that are listed in the printed and online schedules for the route. Clicking the icons will show upcoming scheduled arrival times for that timepoint.

ART RealTime arrival estimates are also available for ART buses that are less than 45 minutes away. There are additional bus stops between the timepoints, usually about two blocks apart. Look for Metrobus and ART bus stop signs along the route. The bus stop signs will have route numbers indicating which routes serve each stop.

For a larger map with more viewing options, see the System Map.

ART 87 Schedules


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UPDATED Effective 12/16/2018

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Holiday Schedule

ART 87 operates a Saturday schedule on the following holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Day after Thanksgiving.

ART 87 operates a Sunday schedule on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.