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GHBC residents have several transportation options in addition to trips arranged through the GHBC Transportation Office. 

The Front Desk will call a taxicab company for you.  
       Red Top, tel: 703-522-3333,
      Yellow Cab of Fairfax, tel: 703-534-1111, 

Commerical ride-sharing options for door-to-door individual transporation include Uber ( and Lyft ( If you need assistance learning how to use Uber or Lyft,  bring your smart phone to the IT Device Clinic in the Bistro (Monday & Thursday 9 -10:30 a.m.) or contact the Front Desk, or Christy Clark-Bolden in the GHBC Transportation Office, ext. 7651,  Or Click HERE.

For those who can walk at least short distances, public transportation may offer a less expensive option. 

Metro Trip Planner: Metro, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, offers a trip planning service. Click HERE.

Buses That Serve This Area:  Click HERE for a description of the buses that stop within a short walk of GHBC, with a map of where the stops are, pictures to show what the buses and stop signs look like, and information on the Senior SmarTrip card, which allows anybody over 65 to get a discount on Metro or bus travel.

GHBC to Kennedy Center by bus and metro: Click HERE for detailed instructions on how to get to the Kennedy Center by public transportation.

Timetables and Schematic Maps for Selected Bus Routes: Click on the relevant line to view document


ART 41:   Columbia Pike to Clarendon and Courthouse Metros

ART 45:   Columbia Pike to Rosslyn Metro


Metrobus 16 A C E East / West on Columbia Pike to Pentagon Metro

Metrobus 16 GH East / West on Columbia Pike to Pentagon City Metro



Discount Fares and Metrobus 16H: Click HERE for details on how to get a Senior SmarTrip card (which provides 50% Senior discount on bus and Metro fares) and how to use the Metrobus 16H, which stops directly in front of GHBC and goes to Pentagon City, where you can shop at the Fashion Centre and/or connect to Metro.

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