Urgent Service Updates
  • Water permitted on buses due to expected high temperatures
    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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WMATA Metrorail Alerts
  • There are no reported Metrorail disruptions at this time.
WMATA Metrobus Alerts
  • There are no reported Metrobus disruptions at this time.
VRE Alerts
  • There are no reported VRE disruptions at this time.

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To be notified of upcoming schedule changes for an ART route, go to Schedules and click "Notify Me" next to the route you're interested in. There's also a "Notify Me" link in the schedules section of each ART route page.

To receive emergency alerts from Arlington County by email or text message, see Arlington Alerts. In the event of a man-made or natural disaster, severe weather event, or a serious or sudden traffic disruption, Arlington Alerts provide emergency information. Links to connect with Arlington County on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other services are available on Arlington's home page.

Current transit service disruptions and emergency announcements for ART, STAR, Metro, and VRE are listed below.