Bicycle Commuting in Washington, DC
A Better Way to Commute
Take control of your commute and arrive to work energized and ready to go. Commuting by bike gives you control over your morning. Pick your route, avoid parking fees, fares, and gas prices. Plus, you’ll be helping out the planet while getting a workout in before work.
The DC area is full of great bike trails to get you where you need to go. The Mt. Vernon Trail travels alongside the GW Parkway and branches off into Downtown DC via the Custis Trail. This is an excellent commuting route since it’s car-free and well maintained. Need to get somewhere else? Try this route finder provided by Bike Arlington.
Metro Closures This Summer
WMATA will be closing the six Blue and Yellow Line stations south of Reagan Airport starting Saturday, May 25 through Labor Day, Monday, September 2. These closures are a part of Metro's three-year Platform Improvement Project that includes 20 Metrorail stations.
This closure includes the following stations — Braddock Road, King Street, Eisenhower Ave, Huntington, Van Dorn Street, and Franconia-Springfield.
Why not take this time to try commuting by bike to work. Our friendly staff and community partners are ready to help you get started.