This information is brought to you by the City's Transportation Demand Management (TDM) team, which is focused on strategies to increase the use of transportation alternatives to driving alone, such as carpool/vanpool, transit, bicycle and pedestrian.
WMATA Buses and Trains Routes
The Washington Metropolitain Area Transit Authority manages the local rail (subway) system as well as a robust bus system.
480 Wolf Trap (seasonal service for the performance venue)
Regional Train Options
Two regional trains are popular for those commuting longer distances.
Virginia Railway Express (VRE) has two lines that run from Union Station in Washington, DC to Bristow, VA and Fredericksburg, VA. The closest station to the CIty of Falls Church is in Alexandria.
Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) has three lines that run from Union Station in Washington, DC to Martinsburg, WV, Perryville, MD, and Baltimore, MD. The closest station to the City of Falls Church is Union Station.
Bicycle Programs and Routes
Capital Bikeshare is metro DC's bikeshare service, with 4,300 bikes and 500+ stations across 6 jurisdictions: Washington, DC.; Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Montgomery, MD; Prince George's County, MD; and Fairfax County, VA. Capital Bikeshare stations in the City will arrive in Spring 2019. Find a station near you.
Carpool or Vanpool: participating in either helps to decrease the number of drivers at peak commuting hours. Additional information on subsidies offered including Pool Rewards.
Guaranteed Ride Home: carpooling, vanpooling, biking, walking, or taking transit to work once a week guarantees 4 free rides a year in case of emergency or unexpected circumstances.
Telework VA!: provides information to business, agencies and employees regarding full-time, part-time, or temporary work from home offices, telework offices, or other non-central workplace locations.
Commuter Connections is a regional network of transportation organizations coordinated by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. If you live or work in the Metropolitan Washington D.C. area, Commuter Connections can provide you with information on all your commute options.
Car Free A to Z provides additional information on how best to plan car-free trips.