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Introducing the RideSmart Commuter Bus!  Taking off from the Front Royal/Linden park and ride lot, the new RideSmart Commuter bus makes stops at:
  • Rosslyn (N. Fort Myer Drive, SB @ Wilson Blvd.)
  • Pentagon Metrorail Station (Bus Bay L7)
  • Metro Center (Southbound 13th Street north of G St Intersection)
  • L’Enfant Plaza (Southbound 7th Street north of C St/MD Ave Intersection)
Ride along with the comforts of Free Wifi, Charging Stations, Restrooms and Bottled Water!  One way passes are just $15.00, daily passes are $25.00 and monthly pass can be purchased for $440.00.  Federal employee Transit Subisdy Payments are also accepted up to $260.00, for 12 rides. 
Want to ride the bus, but worried that and emergency at home will arise?  We've got you covered with the Guaranteed Ride Home Program. Click Here to learn more about the program and sign up today!

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Click on the RideSmart Commuter Bus to purchase your tickets!


In cooperation with other Chesapeake Bay watershed Planning District Commissions, communities and stakeholders, the NSVRC is working with the Department of Environmental Quality to further the efforts of the Cheseapeake Bay Program, in reducing the pollution entering and impairing the Chesapeake Bay.

Visit the NSVRC's Watershed Implementation Planning edcuation page at


Believed to be native to China, the Spotted Lanternfly was first discovered in the U.S. in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014.

A 2018 investigation by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), determined the pest had established itself in Winchester and surrounding areas of Frederick County.

Click here for more information regarding the insect and the quarantine.

Regional Planning Area Map


NSVRC has compiled a list of GIS data layers that showcase effects and vulnerabilities due to Covid-19 across the Northern Shenandoah Valley Region.  These layers are presented in a GIS Web Application.  

CLICK HERE to access the NSVRC Covid-19 Recvery Dashboard.