Counting bike riders

Rosslyn BikeometerThis Bikeometer in Rosslyn, Virginia, provides a highly visible, engaging and fun view of the volume of bike usage on the Custis Trail in Arlington. Ride past the Bikeometer and notice the daily bike count tick off another digit and acknowledge another car-free trip in Arlington County. The information displayed is real time and also includes month and year-to-date data.

The Rosslyn Bikeometer is the sixth in the United States, preceded by versions in Portland, Seattle and California. It highlights Arlington’s extensive bike and pedestrian automated counting program, which includes all the data from multiple counters on trails and bike lanes throughout the County. The Bikeometer is a fun feature, but it’s also an important reminder that biking is a popular choice and an integral component of the transportation solution.