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Fairfax Area Park and Ride Lots

Thursday, April 21, 2005; Page VA27

Fairfax Area Park and Ride Lots

Park and Ride lots allow commuters to park their vehicles -- usually at no cost -- and board carpools, vanpools or public transportation.

For lots in Fairfax County, visit www.co.fairfax.va.us/fcdot/.


The Richmond Highway Express bus service -- REX -- shortens the trip between Fort Belvoir and the Huntington and King Street Metro stations. (James M. Thresher -- The Washington Post)

Fairfax Area Bus Service

• Fairfax City Cue. Buses operate daily within Fairfax City and to and from the Vienna Metrorail station and the George Mason University campus. Schedule, route and fare information is available at 703-385-7859, or visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/CUEBus/CUEBus.asp.

• Fairfax County Connector. Buses operate daily across Fairfax County and connect with Metrorail stations within the county and with Metrobus routes. The service includes the Richmond Highway Express, or REX, service. Schedule, route and fare information is available at 703-339-7200, or visit www.fairfaxconnector.com.

• Falls Church George. Buses provide daily service to and from the East and West Falls Church Metro stations and across the city of Falls Church. Schedule, route and fare information is available at 202-637-7000 and 202-638-3780 (TDD), or visit www.ci.falls-church.va.us/george/index.html.

• Springfield. Circulator buses called TAGS provide weekday service from the Franconia-Springfield Metro station through the Springfield business district and Metro Park. Schedule, route and fare information is available at 703-971-7727 or visit www.springfieldinterchange.com/ad/tags.html.

• Reston. RIBS (Reston Internal Bus System) operates on four routes daily across Reston, linking commercial hubs such as Reston Town Center, Lake Anne, Hunters Woods and others with Metrorail stations, Park and Ride lots and other bus services. Schedule, route and fare information is available at 703-435-5465, or visit www.linkinfo.org/reston.cfm#fares.

-- Compiled by DIANE MATTINGLY


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