Check out these helpful apps to help you get around the DC Metro Area:


AroundMe allows you to search for the nearest restaurants, banks, gas stations, book a hotel or find entertainment nearby.

Carpool Now

CarpoolNow is an app you can use anytime to find and schedule rides with commuters going your way.

Express Lanes

The Express Lanes will help get you to your destination faster along 495 and 95 in Northern Virginia. Plan travel on the Lanes using the Express Lanes app.


Fairfax Connector
Bus Tracker

By using your smart phone, tablet or a computer, you will be able to access the scheduled and estimated arrival time (ETA) of your bus.

Google Maps

Google Maps provides a trip-planning tool with real-time transit tracking, as well as bicycling and walking directions.

Lyft Shared Ride

Use Lyft to get an affordable ride in minutes.

Park Me

Park Me finds the most affordable, closest parking to your destination.

Waze Carpool

Plan your rides and match with fellow commuters going your way. It’s easy, affordable and eco-friendly.

Washington DC Metro
Route Map

Map and plan your Metro ride with the WMATA Trip Planner app.

Live Near Your Work

Guaranteed Ride Home

If you take transit, bike, carpool, or walk to work, Commuter Connections will call you a taxi or even order you a rental car at NO COST TO YOU!

What is Guaranteed Ride Home?

The Guaranteed Ride Home Program (GRH) provides commuters who regularly (2 times per week) take public transportation, bike, walk, or carpool/vanpool to work and live Washington DC metropolitan region with a free guaranteed ride home for emergencies or when you unexpectedly have to work overtime. This service is available up to four times per year.

How to Register?

Register with Commuter Connections GRH Application or call them at 1-800-754-7433. Once they process your application, and you meet the requirements, they’ll mail you a Commuter ID card to use when you need to use the service.

For more information about the Guaranteed Ride Home Program, check out Commuter Connections participation guidelines , areas of service, and GRH rewards.