Transit Options During Metro's SafeTrack Surge #4

HOT TOPIC: Prepare for Safety Surges Now!

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Commuting Options for Everyone

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

Regional SafeTrack Resource Pages


**LIVE online chat was held on Thursday, June 30, 2016, on Surges #3 & #4. Read transcript HERE **

**Blue/Yellow Line customers are encouraged to consider alternate travel options and avoid traveling during rush hour if possible; expect significant crowding on Blue & Yellow line trains.**

**Commuters are encouraged to use Metroway to increase capacity and options for travel between areas surrounding Braddock Road, Potomac Yard, Crystal City and Pentagon City stations.** 

  • Blue Line trains will operate in two segments:
    • Trains will run every 12 minutes between Franconia-Springfield and National Airport.
    • Trains will run every 12 minutes between Pentagon City and Largo.
  • Yellow Line trains will operate in two segments:
    • Trains will run every 12 minutes between Huntington and National Airport.
    • Trains will run every 12 minutes between Pentagon City and Greenbelt.
  • No Rush+ Yellow trains will be operating

Key SafeTrack BIKING CONNECTIONS for Surge #4

Key SafeTrack BUS CONNECTIONS for Surge #4

Franconia-Springfield Metrorail Station >< Pentagon

  • Schedule and Map; Paid parking
  • Fairfax Connector & Metrobus combined supplemental express service to Pentagon

Saratoga Park-and-Ride >< Pentagon

  • Schedule and Map; FREE parking
  • Fairfax Connector 393/394 express bus service to Pentagon

Huntington >< Pentagon & Washington, D.C.

  • Metrobus Route 10A to Pentagon
  • Metrobus Route 11Y to District of Columbia (Potomac Park and Farragut Square) via 14th Street Bridge and the G.W. Parkway
  • Service on these routes during rush hours will be doubled along the entire route to approximately every 15 minutes

Braddock Road -> Crystal City -> Pentagon

  • FREE Metrobus shuttle via Metroway every 6 minutes during rush-hour on weekdays

Braddock Road >< Pentagon

Braddock Road >< Pentagon City

  • FREE Metrobus shuttle every 15 minutes; Map

Crystal City - Rosslyn

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 Transfer Options To/From Fairfax County


East Falls Church

  • 2A - Dunn Loring to East Falls Church, Ballston
  • 3Y - East Falls Church to Rosslyn, Farragut West, Farragut North, McPherson Square
  • 15K, 15L - East Falls Church to Rosslyn
  • 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

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


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


  • 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


  • 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
  • 38B - Ballston to Farragut Square
  • ART 52 - Ballston - Virginia Hospital Center - East Falls Church
  • ART 53 - Ballston - Old Glebe - East Falls Church
  • ART 62 - Courthouse - Lorcom Lane - Ballston


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

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