Commuting by Bike During Metro's SafeTrack - Fairfax County Information


Metro SafeTrack

HOT TOPIC: Prepare for Safety Surges Now!

Get assistance with planning your commute by calling Fairfax County Ridesources at 703-877-5600, TTY 711, or by visiting www.commuterconnections.org.

Commuting Options for Everyone

> Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
> Park and Rides
> Commuting by Bike
> Ridesharing

Regional SafeTrack Resource Pages

SafeTrack Biking Connections To/From Fairfax County

**No matter if you are a seasoned bicycle commuter or would like to give it a try for the first time, visit the Washington Area Bicyclists Association’s How to Bike during SafeTrack webpage for extensive bike commuting resources customized to each safety surge.**

More Resources:

Orange Line Connections

Vienna/ Fairfax-GMU Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

[M] Head west on Virginia Center Blvd

2

Continue onto Country Creek Rd

3

Turn right onto Vaden Dr

4

At the end of the road, continue onto the trail

5

Turn right onto trail towards Tapawingo Rd

6

Continue onto Tapawingo Rd

7

Turn right onto Glyndon St

8

Turn left onto Owaissa RD

7

At the end of the road, continue onto trail to W&OD

9

Turn right onto W&OD trail

10

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to Vienna Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn left onto trail to Owaissa Rd

3

Continue onto Owaissa Rd

4

Turn right onto Glyndon St

5

Turn left onto Tapawingo Rd

3

At the end of the road, continue onto trail

4

Turn left at the end of the trail

5

Continue onto Vaden Dr

6

Turn left onto Country Creek Rd

7

Continue onto Virginia Center Blvd

8

[M] Arrive at Vienna/ Fairfax-GMU Metro

 

Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head north on Gallows Rd

2

Turn right onto W&OD trail

3

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn left onto Gallows Rd

3

[M] Arrive at Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro

 

West Falls Church Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head west on Park&Ride road towards Haycock Rd

2

Turn right onto Haycock Rd

3

Turn left onto Grove Ave

4

Turn left onto W&OD trail

5

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to West Falls Church Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn right onto Grove Ave

3

Turn right onto Haycock Rd

4

Turn left onto Metro Park&Ride road

5

[M] Arrive at West Falls Church Metro

 

Silver Line Connections

Wiehle-Reston East Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head east on Reston Station Blvd

2

Turn left onto Wiehle Ave

3

Turn right onto W&OD trail

4

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to Wiehle-Reston East Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn left onto Wiehle Ave

3

Turn right onto Reston Station Drive

4

[M] Arrive at Wiehle-Reston East Metro

 

Spring Hill Metro via Greensboro Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head south on Leesburg Pike

2

[M] Arrive at Greensboro Metro

3

Continue to head south on Leesburg Pike

4

Follow walkway towards access road

5

Continue onto access road

6

Turn left to cross Chain Bridge Road

7

After crossing Chain Bridge Road, turn left onto Boone Blvd

8

Turn right onto Gallows Rd

9

Turn left onto W&OD

10

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to Spring Hill Metro via Greensboro Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn right onto Gallows Rd

3

Turn left onto Boone Blvd

4

Turn right to cross Chain Bridge Road

5

After crossing Chain Bridge Road, turn right onto access road

6

At the end of the access road, continue onto walkway towards Leesburg Pike

7

Continue onto Leesburg Pike

8

[M] Arrive at Greensboro Metro

9

Continue to head north on Leesburg Pike

10

[M] Arrive at Spring Hill Metro

 

Tysons Corner Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head east on Tysons One Pl

2

Turn left onto Towers Crescent Dr

3

Continue on Kidwell Dr

4

Turn right onto Gallows Branch Rd

5

Turn left onto Gallows Rd

6

Turn left onto W&OD

7

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to Tysons Corner Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn right onto Gallows Rd

3

Turn right onto Gallows Branch Rd

4

Turn left onto Kidwell Dr

5

Continue onto Towers Crescent Dr

6

Turn right onto Tysons One Pl

7

[M] Arrive at Tysons Corner Metro

 

McLean Metro to Arlington/DC (eastbound)

1

Head east on Dolley Madison Blvd

2

Turn right onto Anderson Rd

3

At the end of the road, turn left onto Friden Dr

4

Turn right onto Anderson Rd

5

Turn right onto Pimmit Dr

6

Turn left onto Idyl Ln

7

Turn left onto Idylwood Rd

8

Turn right onto Barbour Rd

9

Turn left onto Venice St

10

Turn right onto Pinecastle Rd

11

Turn right onto Shreve Rd

12

Turn left onto W&OD trail

13

Continue on W&OD trail into Arlington. Follow trail signage to DC.

 

Arlington/DC to McLean Metro (westbound)

1

Head west on W&OD

2

Turn right onto Shreve Rd

3

Turn left onto Pinecastle Rd

4

Turn left onto Venice St

5

Turn right onto Barbour Rd

6

Turn left onto Idylwood Rd

7

Turn right onto Idyl Ln

8

Turn right onto Pimmit Dr

9

Turn left onto Anderson Rd

10

Turn left onto Friden Dr

11

Turn right onto Anderson Rd

12

Turn left onto Dolley Madison Blvd

13

[M] Arrive at McLean Metro

 

Huntington Metrorail Station to Braddock Road Metrorail Station

Huntington Metro to Braddock Rd Metro (northbound)

1

[M] Head west on Huntington Ave

2

Turn right onto the trail along Telegraph Rd

3

Follow the trail across I495 to Eisenhower Ave

4

Cross Eisenhower Ave and continue to head north onto Stovall St

5

Turn right onto Mill Rd

6

Continue onto Jamieson Avenue

7

Turn left onto Dulany St

8

Cross as a pedestrian to continue onto Diagonal Rd

9

Turn right onto King St

10

Turn left onto Harvard St

11

Turn left onto Cameron St

12

Turn right onto trail along Buchanan St

13

[M] Continue on trail to arrive at Braddock Rd Metrorail Station

 

Braddock Rd Metro to Huntington (southbound)

1

[M] Head south on trail from E Braddock Rd across from Huntington Rd Metro entrance

2

Turn right on Cameron St

3

Turn left on Commonwealth Avenue

4

Continue onto Daingerfield Rd

5

Turn right onto Diagonal Rd

6

Take the pedestrian tunnel to continue onto Dulany St

7

Turn right onto Jamieson Ave

8

Continue onto Mill Rd

9

Turn left on Stovall St

10

Cross Eisenhower Ave and head south on trail along ramp

11

Turn left onto Huntington Ave

12

[M] Arrive at Huntington Metrorail Station

Braddock Road Metrorail Station via Crystal City Metrorail Station to Pentagon City Metrorail Station

  • This route will be marked by special signs for the duration of the surge
  • MAP (PDF)

Braddock Rd Metro via Crystal City Metro to Pentagon City Metro (northbound)

1

[M] Head west on Braddock Rd (Bikeshare located at N West St)

2

Turn right onto Potomac Yard Trail

3

Keep left to stay on Potomac Yard Trail at E Glebe Rd

4

Keep right to stay on Potomac Yard Trail at Potomac Ave

5

Turn left onto Potomac Ave at Glebe Rd

6

Turn right onto Crystal Dr at Potomac Ave

7

Turn left onto 18th St S

8

[M] Arrive at Crystal City Metro Station (Bikeshare located on S Bell St – Turn Left)

9

Head west on 18th St S towards Bell St

10

Continue onto S Hayes St

11

[M] Arrive at Pentagon City Metro Station (Bikeshare located at 12th & S Hayes St)

 

Pentagon City Metro via Crystal City Metro to Braddock Rd Metro (southbound)

1

[M] Head south on S Hayes St towards 15th St (Bikeshare located at 12th & S Hayes St)

2

Continue onto 18th St S

3

Right onto S Bell St

4

[M] Arrive at Crystal City Metro Station (Bikeshare located at 18th & Bell St)

5

Head south on S Bell St

6

Turn right onto 20th St S

7

Turn left onto S Clark St.

8

Turn left onto 27th St S

9

Continue onto S Potomac Ave

10

Turn right onto Potomac Yard Trail at S Glebe Rd

11

Keep left to stay on Potomac Yard Trail at E Glebe Rd

12

Keep right to stay on Potomac Yard Trail at E Glebe Rd

13

Turn left onto E Braddock Rd

14

Turn left onto N West St

15

[M] Arrive at Braddock Rd Metro Station (Bikeshare located on N West St)

Huntington Metrorail Station to downtown DC via the Mount Vernon Trail & 14th St Bridge

Huntington Metro to DC via Mt Vernon Trail (northbound)

1

[M] Head east on Huntington Ave

2

Cross Richmond Highway and turn left on trail

3

Head north on trail

4

Continue onto Mt Vernon Trail

5

Turn left onto trail across I495/I95 bridge

6

Continue onto S Royal St

7

Continue onto N Royal St

8

Turn left onto Mt Vernon Trail

9

Turn right onto E Abingdon Dr

10

Slight right onto Mt Vernon Trail

11

Continue north on Mt Vernon Trail

12

Turn left onto 14th Street Bridge

13

Arrive in Washington, DC

 

DC to Huntington Metro via Mt Vernon Trail (southbound)

1

Head south on 14th Street Bridge trail

2

Turn right onto Mt Vernon Trail

3

Keep left at the fork north of Abingdon Dr to stay on Mt Vernon Trail

4

Turn right on Canal Center Plaza

5

Continue onto First St

6

Turn left on N Royal St

7

Continue onto S Royal St

8

Continue onto trail across I495/I95 bridge 

9

Turn right onto Mt Vernon Trail

10

Continue onto trail along Richmond Highway

11

Turn right onto Huntington Ave

12

[M] Arrive at Huntington Metrorail Station  

 


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