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?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

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Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

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14th Street Bridge
2361
Ballston Connector
383
Bluemont Connector
255
CC Connector
836
Clarendon EB bike lane
280
Crystal SB bike lane
95
Custis Bon Air Park
1220
Custis Rosslyn
1835
Fairfax EB bike lane
226
Joyce St NB
35
Joyce St SB
7
Key Bridge East
1303
Key Bridge West
859
Military NB bike lane
67
Military SB bike lane
130
MVT Airport South
2499
Quincy NB bike lane
702
Quincy SB bike lane
318
Roosevelt Bridge
549
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1646
TR Island Bridge
1675
WOD Bon Air Park
944
WOD Bon Air West
1606
WOD Columbia Pike
731
WOD East Falls Church
1196
Wilson WB bike lane
390

All bike counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
3169123
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