Fairfax County, Virginia

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Metrorail Platforms Reconstruction Project Travel Alternatives

Important News and Alerts

WMATA Platform Improvement ProjectRail serviced resumed Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at six Blue and Yellow Line Metrorail station south of Reagan National Airport in Northern Virginia. The stations had been closed this summer for platform reconstruction work and other improvements. Read Fairfax County Transportation's new release here:

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  1. Know and consider various options available to you when traveling to and from Fairfax County instead of adding to the gridlock by driving alone:
  2. Use the available tools for planning your travel to and from Fairfax County:
    • Use online trip planning tools:
    • Contact Fairfax Connector customer service for assistance with bus connections:
    • Contact Fairfax County Commuter Services (FCCS) for assistance with ridesharing services and Guaranteed Ride home (GRH) program:
    • Ask your employer what options may be available to you including ridesharing arrangements, telework and alternate work schedules.
  3. Check out all regional resources:

Fairfax County leaders are urging employers to consider the below options to avoid gridlock on Fairfax County roads during the Metrorail Platforms Reconstruction project-related Metrorail station shutdowns. 

  1. Allow or expand telework arrangements and/or flexible work schedules. Technical assistance, incentives and tax credits are available for employers. Free telework support via TeleworkVA! by calling 866-469-1010, TTY 711.
  2. Utilize available assistance for establishing ridesharing arrangements (carpooling/ridematching and vanpooling).
  3. Educate your employees on available resources for travel alternatives and trip planning. Incentives are available for establishing SmartBenefits programs for employees to try transit.

For direct and customized assistance, employers should contact Fairfax County Commuter Services (FCCS) Employer Outreach Team at 703-877-5641, TTY 711, or email

  • **Be sure to check your local and regional connections in Alexandria (DASH), Arlington (ART), Prince William County (Omni Ride). **
  • All shuttle buses will meet the first and last trains at their respective terminal stations.
  • Shuttle buses will run every five minutes during rush hours and every 10 minutes midday, except the Blue Line Shuttle, which will run every 10-12 minutes during midday.
  • Metro has many convenient bus routes that serve the area. Visit Metro's Service Nearby page to plan a bus trip from your neighborhood.

Metrobus Connections

Routes Ride Cost Bus Stops Supplemental Service Information
8Z $2.00 / $1.00 Seniors & People with Disabilities Between Quaker Lane and Pentagon Station M-F: 5:35 am – 8:50 pm (Midday service added)
10A $2.00 / $1.00 Seniors & People with Disabilities Between Huntington and Pentagon Station M-F: 4:25 am – 1:46 am (Increased peak period service)
10E $2.00 / $1.00 Seniors & People with Disabilities Between Hunting Point and Pentagon Station M-F: 5:57 am – 8:54 am 4:15 p.m. – 7:39 p.m.
11Y $2.00 / $1.00 Seniors & People with Disabilities Between Mount Vernon*/Hunting Point & Potomac Park M-F: 6:31 am – 7:24 pm (Midday service added & increased peak period service)
21A $2.00 / $1.00 Seniors & People with Disabilities Between Landmark and Pentagon Station M-F: 5:35 am – 7:47 pm (Midday service added)

*Service to Mount Vernon only during rush hours | $4.25 fare during rush hours

**UPDATE 4/25/19 – parking is FREE at all of the below facilities from Memorial Day 2019 through Sept. 8, 2019**

3 Things to Know to Get Started with Ridesharing:

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