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Arlington Transit

Rail-to-bus fee to be eliminated for ART system

Arlington County Board members on Sept. 17 are slated to eliminate the current $1.50 fee charged to riders of the Arlington Transit (ART) bus network for transfers from Metrorail to the bus system. The change, slated to go into effect...

Arlington students to get free ART rides

Secondary-school students in Arlington now will be able to ride for free throughout the Arlington Transit (ART) bus network. But there is a hiccup in the plan. (More on that below.) Previously, students had been able to take rides to and...

New ART facility heralds new day, but concerns linger

County, regional and state officials descended on Shirlington Road on June 15, ceremonially kicking off construction of a much-awaited and oft-debated maintenance facility for the Arlington Transit (ART) bus fleet. The $82 million project “is going to be one of...

Candidate: More students riding transit would be win-win

It seems to be a policy position Arlington School Board candidates always gravitate to, but one that never quite gets to the implementation stage. And the most likely next School Board member is herself aboard with the perennial proposal –...

Final ART bus routes coming back online

Another sign of a COVID rebound, of sorts, will occur Sept. 7, as the last Arlington Transit (ART) bus routes shuttered since the onset of the pandemic return to service. With the resumption of ART Routes 53, 61, 62 and...
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Police: Carjackers take vehicle, abandon it in PG County

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