Transit Options During Metro's SafeTrack Surge #13


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

SafeTrack Surge #13 will run from March 4 through April 9, 2017. During this time, Blue and Yellow line trains will run less frequently due to a 24/7 work zone between Braddock Rd and Huntington/Van Dorn St stations. All Blue and Yellow line trains will share a single track through the work zone. Surge #13 will be completed in two phases (see below).

Highlights:

  • No Yellow Rush+ trains will operate during Surge #13.
  • Additional Yellow Line trains will operate between Reagan National Airport and Mt Vernon Square only.
  • Blue Line service will return to normal on April 2.

PHASE 1: Braddock Rd to Huntington/Van Dorn St - March 4 - April 1

On weekdays:

  • Continuous single tracking between Braddock Road & Huntington/Van Dorn Street stations. 
  • Blue Line trains will run every 24 minutes, even during rush hour. All Blue Line riders should consider alternate travel options.
  • No Yellow Rush+ service between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt.
  • Yellow Line trains will operate every 24 minutes between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square, even during rush hour. All Yellow Line riders south of Reagan National Airport should consider alternate travel options during this time.
  • Additional Yellow Line trains will operate between Reagan National Airport and Mt Vernon Square.
  • After 10 p.m. all Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square every 24 minutes.

PHASE 2: King St to Huntington (Yellow Line only) April 2-9

On weekdays:

  • Continuous single tracking on the Yellow Line only between King St-Old Town and Huntington stations.
  • Yellow Line trains between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square will operate every 24 minutes at all times. All Yellow Line riders should consider alternate travel options.
  • Additional Yellow Line trains will operate between Reagan National Airport and Mt Vernon Square.
  • No Yellow Rush+ service between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt.
  • Blue Line service will operate normally (every 12 minutes during rush hour).
  • After 10 p.m. all Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt Vernon Square every 24 minutes.

Key SafeTrack BIKING CONNECTIONS for Surge #13

Key SafeTrack WEEKDAY BUS and RAIL CONNECTIONS for Surge #13

Franconia-Springfield Metrorail Station >< Pentagon; L'Enfant Plaza and Union Station

  • Metrobus supplemental weekday express service to Pentagon; paid parking ( schedule)
    • Every 5-10 minutes from 6 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. - 7 pm
  • Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
    • Ride VRE from Franconia-Springfield to access King St-Old Town, Crystal City, L'Enfant Plaza and Union Station.

Saratoga Park-and-Ride >< Pentagon

Huntington Connections

  • Metrobus Route 10A to Pentagon ( enhanced schedule)
  • Metrobus Route 11Y - Mount Vernon - George Washington Memorial Parkway - Potomac Park [19th & Virginia Ave NW] ( enhanced schedule)
  • Metroway - Metro's frequent, limited stop bus service between Braddock Road Metro and Pentagon City Metro will operate every 6 minutes during weekday peak periods; every 12-15 minutes off-peak.

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 SafeTrack Transfer Options To/From Fairfax County

Fairfax Connector

  • 393, 394 - Saratoga Park & Ride to pentagon
  • 306 Pentagon - George Mason University 
  • 401 Franconia-Springfield - Tysons West Park [SL]
  • 494 Franconia-Springfield - Tysons Spring Hill [SL]

Metrobus

  • 7Y - Pentagon - Farragut Square
  • 8W Mark Center - Pentagon
  • 8Z  Fairlington Shopping Center - Pentagon
  • 10A Huntington - Braddock Rd - Pentagon ( enhanced schedule)
  • 10B Braddock Rd - Ballston
  • 16X MetroExtra Columbia Pike - Federal Triangle Limited
  • 17A, 17G Pentagon - George Mason University
  • 21A, 21D Landmark Area -Pentagon
  • 22A, 22C Pentagon - Ballston
  • 25B Van Dorn St. - Ballston-MU 
  • 28A King St-Old Town Tysons Corner
  • 29K King St-Old Town - George Mason University
  • 29N King St-Old Town - Braddock Rd - Vienna

Arlington Transit

  • ART 42 Ballston - Pentagon (Pentagon City on weekends)
  • ART43 Courthouse - Rosslyn - Crystal City

Alexandria DASH

Saratoga Park-and-Ride >< Pentagon Route 394 Supplemental Express Service

AM NORTHBOUND

Saratoga Park & Ride

Backlick Park & Ride

Pentagon Bay L-7

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PM SOUTHBOUND

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Saratoga Park & Ride

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