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Transit Options

COVID-19 Closures and Service Changes

Latest COVID-19 Transit Updates-

The Center for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has issued an order that requires face masks to be worn by all travelers while on public transportation. View this announcement on the CDC website.

General Updates – Virginia

VDOT (Virginia Dept of Transportation) Updates

Metro (WMATA) Closures and Service Updates

VRE (Virginia Railway Express) Updates

FRED Bus Route Updates

Telework Resources

 

Spring Metro Closures

Addison Road and Arlington Cemetery will be closed from Saturday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, May 23, 2021, to allow for construction. The around-the-clock closures allow Metro to minimize service impacts across the regional network and restore normal service faster than would otherwise be possible. Customers who normally take the Blue Line should allow additional travel time or consider bus alternatives outlined on the map.

Read more at https://www.wmata.com/platforms/ (for Spanish speakers, go to wmata.com/plataformas

Buses & Trains

Local Transit
  • FREDericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) – provides local public transportation throughout the region daily. Virginia Railway Express (VRE) feeder bus service is provided by FRED from various commuter lots. Contact 540-372-1222 for specific information. FRED bus has a new route that services the Spotsylvania VRE station! Click the map for details on the route. Click here for a free ride coupon!
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  • Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) is a local transit service in the Richmond area, with 34 local routes; 10 express routes; 1 rapid transit line called Pulse. GRTC Pulse is a modern, high quality, high capacity rapid transit system that serves a 7.6-mile route along Broad Street and Main Street, from Rocketts Landing in the City of Richmond to Willow Lawn in Henrico County.
Regional Transit
  • Amtrak – America’s passenger rail system. Route, schedule, fare and other information is available from its website.
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BWI, Dulles, Reagan and Richmond Airport Services

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The following companies provide transportation service to one or more of the area airports. Some also provide service to Union Station.

Door to Door Options

Mobility Options

Provides transportation to seniors and disabled persons throughout the localities of Caroline, Fredericksburg, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.  Call 540-656-2985 for more information.

Taxi Cabs and TNC’s

Taxi companies, traditionally provide door to door transportation.  Today, the taxi industry is changing and many companies are offering services such as airport shuttle and package delivery service.  Check out the list below to find a company that meets your needs.

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Transportation Network Companies or TNCs provide door to door transportation furnished by private drivers using smart phone applications.  Two popular companies in our region are Lyft and Uber.  Download the Lyft and Uber Apps to your iPhone or Android smart phone to start riding today.  Payment is easy with a credit card or PayPal account.

Never used a TNC before?  Check out these tutorials to learn how:

Don’t have a smart phone?  You can request a ride using a computer:  Lyft or Uber.

Want to ride with your pet?  Need to go on a long trip?  Wondering who pays the toll? Check out the guidelines in the Uber Guide.

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Bicycles

Virginia Bicycle Map – For information on bike trails and facilities across Virginia. If you would like to get a paper copy of the map contact GWRideConnect at 540-373-7665. For more information on biking and walking trails in Virginia, visit VDOT at http://www.virginiadot.org/programs/bikeped/maps.asp.

Bikes on Transit

Commuting with your bike?

FRED Buses are ready for you and your bike!
All FRED buses are equipped with bike racks on the front of the bus, which makes traveling with your bike on FRED easy and convenient.

VRE’s onboard bicycle policy
Collapsible bikes are permitted on all VRE trains and on all cars.  Full-size bikes are permitted on some trains.  Please review the complete bicycle policy here.

Transportation choices are available for long distance or local commutes! Contact us for a complete list of transit options traveling to Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, or wherever you want to go!