SafeTrack Surge #12 runs until February 28

Monday is the first weekday that rail commuters will be impacted by the latest SafeTrack Surge which affects the Blue Line.

Surge #12 began on February 11 and will run through February 28 and will result in an around-the-clock shutdown of the tracks between Rosslyn and Pentagon stations.

Here are the details:

SafeTrack Surge 12: Blue Line | Rosslyn to Pentagon (DETAILS ONLINE)

- Blue Line trains will be replaced by Yellow Rush+ service running at all times between Franconia-Springfield and Greenbelt

- No trains will run between Rosslyn and Pentagon

- Arlington Cemetery Station will be closed

On weekdays:

Train frequency during rush hours:

Weekend train frequencies may change to coordinate with other planned track work on the Metrorail system. Weekend service information is posted in the Alerts & Advisories section


Map of full service impacts
Parking availability
Surge 12 brochure
Surge 12 detailed bus information
Arlington shuttle bus stop map

Pentagon shuttle bus stop map


Fairfax County SafeTrack Page - Resources for commuters in Fairfax County during Metro's continuing track work
Arlington County SafeTrack Page - Know your options for Metro's SafeTrack plan in Arlington
Arlington Transportation Partners - Transportation resources for Arlington County commuters, residents and visitors to help plan for SafeTrack
Prince William County SafeTrack Page - Potomac and Rappahanock Transportation Commission (PRTC) plans during Metro's SafeTrack program



7Y - Pentagon - Farragut Square
10B Braddock Rd - Ballston
10A Huntington - Braddock Rd - Pentagon
10E Huntington - Pentagon
16X Pentagon - Federal Triangle
17A, 17G Pentagon - George Mason University
22A, 22C Pentagon - Ballston
25B Van Dorn St. - Ballston-MU
28A King St-Old Town Tysons Corner
29K King St-Old Town - George Mason University
29N King St-Old Town - Braddock Rd - Vienna

Express service between Braddock Rd Metro and Pentagon City Metro

Arlington Transit
ART 43 Courthouse - Rosslyn - Crystal City

ART 42 Ballston - Pentagon (Pentagon City on weekends)

Fairfax Connector

Supplemental weekday rush hour express service between Vienna and Pentagon
Approximately every 20 minutes between 5:40 a.m. and 8:10 a.m.
Approximately every 20 minutes between 3:20 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.

Route 306 Pentagon - George Mason University
Route 401 Franconia-Springfield - Tysons West Park
Route 494 Franconia-Springfield - Tysons Spring Hill

Alexandria DASH

AT3, AT4 Braddock Rd - Pentagon

Potomac and Rappahanock Transportation Commission (PRTC)

These accommodations will be in place only during this phase of SafeTrack:

Commuters seeking an alternative to Metrorail can register with PRTC's free OmniMatch program, which helps residents find carpools and vanpools.

Note: Potomac Mills Mall has temporarily increased the number of spaces set aside for commuter parking to assist commuters during SafeTrack.

For customers traveling from Franconia-Springfield, King St-Old Town or Crystal City consider taking the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Fredericksburg Line to L'Enfant Plaza or Union Station


Capital Bikeshare - A bike transit service of the departments of transportation in the District of Columbia, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria and Montgomery County

Washington Area Bicyclist Association - Tips and directions on the best bike routes along the Yellow Line corridor in Virginia.

Fairfax County Bike Connections - Bike connections from Fairfax County around the SafeTrack Surge zones.


Commuter Connections - Provides commute options to get to work and get you home in an unexpected emergency. Among many services, it offers ridematching for carpools and vanpools and administers the Guaranteed Ride Home program.

Carshare Alexandria! - A partnership between the City of Alexandria and carsharing services.

Van Start/Van Save - The Local Motion Van Start program for vanpools that have the City of Alexandria as their destination.

Fairfax County Ride Sources - The RideSources program provides commuters with free ridesharing information, including ridematching assistance to form or join carpools or vanpools.

Vanpool Alliance - A public-private partnership to support vanpool riders and providers in Northern Virginia.

OmniMatch - Commuters in Prince William County seeking an alternative to Metrorail can register with PRTC's free OmniMatch program, which helps residents find carpools and vanpools.


If you have any questions or need assistance planning your trip, please call Metro Customer Service at (202) 637-7000.