Capital Bikeshare Proposed Stations in Arlington

The Map

Detail: Planned Arlington Stations mapArlington County has been hard at work bringing more Capital Bikeshare stations to the County. The Arlington Capital Bikeshare Expansion Map shows the existing and planned stations in Arlington, and is available to keep the public updated on Arlington’s system expansion. Changes to the map may occur for a variety of reasons. We will keep this map up-to-date, so check back.

We encourage location suggestions from the public. Share your thoughts about proposed locations or add new ones on the Capital Bikeshare Crowdsourcing Map.

The Process for Station Selection

The process for selecting a Capital Bikeshare station location is comprehensive and can take a couple of months to a couple of years, depending upon community support, property ownership, and whether constructing a concrete pad is needed. Arlington’s approval process includes:

  • Identifying funding for the proposed station’s capital and operating expenses.
  • Selecting a location which meets a list of siting criteria, as well as staff review and public input.
  • Developing a station plan.
  • Researching property ownership and obtaining a permit if on private property. The site could be owned by Arlington County, the State of Virginia, or a private entity. Each scenario requires a different permitting process.
  • Fabrication and delivery of bikes and stations. Equipment is typically delivered within 4 months after ordering.
  • Installation of stations and bikes.

Physical Criteria for Station Locations

Criteria for station locations include:

  • 4+ hours of direct sunlight daily;
  • at least 11’ x 42’ of space;
  • between 2 - 5 blocks (500' - 1,250') from the nearest station;
  • if on a sidewalk, minimum pedestrian clearance of 6’ is needed;
  • if on-street, preference for being adjacent or near a bike lane;
  • would not block utility access, such as a manhole cover; and
  • would not create a dangerous situation for street users.

Did You Know?

Higher levels of walkability are directly linked to higher home values.

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Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
132
14th Street Bridge
413
Arlington Mill Trail
55
Ballston Connector
48
Bluemont Connector
46
CC Connector
216
Clarendon EB bike lane
53
Crystal SB bike lane
0
Custis Bon Air Park
114
Custis Rosslyn
351
Fairfax EB bike lane
21
Joyce St NB
0
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
309
Key Bridge West
248
Military NB bike lane
6
Military SB bike lane
11
MVT Airport South
326
Quincy NB bike lane
871
Quincy SB bike lane
76
Roosevelt Bridge
113
Rosslyn Bikeometer
284
TR Island Bridge
562
WOD Bon Air Park
45
WOD Bon Air West
146
WOD Columbia Pike
51
WOD East Falls Church
87
Wilson WB bike lane
65

All bike counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
169834
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