Transit Options During Metro's SafeTrack Surge #12


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

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATIONS AND ALERTS

**Blue Line riders in Virginia who have the ability to do so should consider alternate travel options.**

**Expect crowding on Yellow Line trains between Virginia and Washington D.C.**

  • Blue Line customers in Virginia, use Yellow or Yellow Rush+ and transfer at L'Enfant Plaza to continue your trip.
  • Limited free Metrobus shuttle buses between Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery every 15 minutes during the hours the cemetery is open.
  • Fairfax Connector supplemental SafeTrack express service every 20 minutes during weekday rush hours between Vienna Metrorail Station and the Pentagon.

  • Customers should consider Virginia Railway Express Fredericksburg Line for travel between Franconia-Springfield, King St-Old Town or Crystal City and downtown DC.
  • Customers should consider Metroway express bus service or Arlington Transit (ART) routes 42, 43 as an alternative to the Blue Line.

From February 11 through February 28, 2017, SafeTrack Surge #12 will be in effect on a portion of the Blue Line between Rosslyn and Pentagon stations.

Highlights:

  • No trains will run between Rosslyn and Pentagon
  • Arlington Cemetery Station will be closed
  • Blue Line trains will be replaced by Yellow Rush+ service running at all times between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt

On weekdays:

  • No Blue Line trains will be in service
    • In Virginia, use Yellow or Yellow Rush+ and transfer at L'Enfant Plaza to continue your trip
    • In Maryland, use Silver Line instead
  • Yellow Rush+ trains will run all day between Franconia-Springfield & Greenbelt
  • Arlington Cemetery Station will be closed (free shuttle buses will run between Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery)
  • Train frequency during rush hours:
    • Yellow Line runs every 8 minutes between Huntington & Mt Vernon
    • Yellow Rush+ runs every 8 minutes between Franconia-Springfield & Greenbelt
    • Green Line runs every 8 minutes between Branch Ave & Greenbelt
  • During midday and late evening hours, Yellow Line and Yellow Rush+ trains will run every 12 minutes on each line (every 6 minutes at stations normally served by both Yellow and Blue lines)
  • After 9 p.m. all trains will operate every 20 minutes

Key SafeTrack BUS/RAIL CONNECTIONS for Surge #12

TO/FROM Pentagon/Pentagon City

  • Fairfax Connector rush-hour supplemental express service to Pentagon
    • Approximately every 20 minutes between 5:40 a.m. and 8:10 a.m.
    • Approximately every 20 minutes between 3:20 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.
  • Fairfax Connector 599 - Reston North Park and Ride to Pentagon     
  • Limited free Metrobus shuttle service between Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery
    • Every 15 minutes weekdays from 5 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • ART 42 between Pentagon, Virginia Square, Clarendon, Courthouse and Ballston
    • Every 18 minutes during weekdays
  • Metroway - Express service between Braddock Rd Metro and Pentagon City Metro 
  • Metrobus 7Y - Pentagon - Farragut Square
  • Metrobus 10A Huntington - Braddock Rd - Pentagon
  • Metrobus 10E Huntington - Pentagon
  • Metrobus 16X Pentagon - Federal Triangle
  • Metrobus 17A, 17G Pentagon - George Mason University
  • Metrobus 22A, 22C Pentagon - Ballston
  • AT3, AT4 Braddock Rd - Pentagon
  • Fairfax Connector 306 - Pentagon - George Mason University 

Herndon & Reston > Washington D.C.

  • Metrobus 5A - Dulles to Herndon-Monroe Park &  Ride Lot, Rosslyn, L'Enfant Plaza

Saratoga P&R > Franconia-Springfield > Tysons (Silver Line Connections)

Commuters on I-66 West of Vienna > Washington D.C.

Express Connections from Park-and-Ride Facilities with **AVAILABLE PARKING**

There are 4,000+ spaces currenty available at Park-and-Rides across Fairfax County for catching an express bus, a VRE train, a carpool/vanpool, or to form a slug line. Locations that are currently full but have available parking nearby/connections to avialable parking are also included.

Other Transit Options To/From Fairfax County

Vienna

East Falls Church

  • 2A - Dunn Loring to East Falls Church, Ballston
  • 3A - East Falls Church to Annandale
  • 3T - East Falls Church to McLean
  • 26A - East Falls Church to NoVA Annandale
  • ART 55 - East Falls Church - Lee Highway - Rosslyn

West Falls Church 

  • 3T - West Falls Church to East Falls Church.

Dunn Loring

  • 1B - Dunn Loring to Ballston (AM/PM rush only)
  • 2A - Dunn Loring to East Falls Church, Ballston
  • Fairfax Connector 401, 402 - Dunn Loring to Annandale, Springfield, Tysons
  • Fairfax Connector 462 - Dunn Loring to Central Vienna, Tysons

McLean

  • 3T - McLean to East Falls Church Metro
  • 15K, 15L - McLean to Rosslyn

Pentagon

  • Fairfax Connector supplemental express service - Vienna Metrorail Station to Pentagon (AM/PM rush only)
  • Fairfax Connector 394, 395 - Backlick North Park & Ride to Pentagon
  • Fairfax Connector 395 - Gambrill Road Park & Ride to Pentagon
  • Fairfax Connector 393, 394 - Saratoga Park & Ride to pentagon
  • 22A22C - Ballston to Pentagon

Ballston

  • 1A - Vienna Metrorail Station to Ballston 
  • 1B - Dunn Loring to Ballston (AM/PM rush only)
  • 1E - Seven Corners to Ballston
  • 2A - Dunn Loring to East Falls Church, Ballston
  • 10B - Hunting Point to Ballston
  • 22A22C - Ballston to Pentagon
  • 23B - Crystal City to Ballston (AM/PM rush only)
  • 23T - Shirlington to Tysons Corner Center (AM/PM rush only)
  • 25B - Ballston to Van Dorn St
  • ART 52 - Ballston - Virginia Hospital Center - East Falls Church
  • ART 53 - Ballston - Old Glebe - East Falls Church
  • ART 62 - Courthouse - Lorcom Lane - Ballston

 


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