News & Updates

TCC Group Ride

Explore Tysons on Two Wheels, Not Four!

Join Access Tysons and the Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) for an introductory ride around Tysons’ bike trails Sunday, April 23rd (Rain Date: May 7th) at 9:00 a.m. for a PROMPT 9:30 am departure.

  • Refreshments and Giveaways at Tysons Corner Center from 9:00am – 9:30am.
  • PROMPT departure at 9:30am.
  • 20 – 30 minute ride to Mosaic District
  • Approximately 1 hour of free time at Mosaic District
  • Group Departs Mosaic District to return to Tysons Corner Center at 11:30am.

The Path: Starting at the Capital Bikeshare station in front of the VITA apartments and traveling to the Mosaic farmer’s market and returning to Tysons Corner Center.

The Distance: We’ll peddle 8 miles round trip, or about 40 minutes. All levels of biking experience are welcome – this is not a race!

Registration: Visit URL to register for this event.

Don’t have a bike? No problem! A Capital Bikeshare station is located at Tysons Corner Center.

FAAB and Access Tysons representatives will be biking back to Tysons Corner Center at 11:30am.

Participants will need to sign releases from both Tysons Corner Center and FABB before participating.

For those who do not wish to return to Tysons Corner Center, the Dunn Loring Merrifield Metro station is less than a mile from the Mosaic District.

Rain Date: May 7th.

For questions email Access Tysons at info@accesstysons.com or give us a call at (703) 676-3626.

Capital Bikeshare has officially launched in Tysons with one station soon to be located right here at Tysons Corner Center!

BikeshareThe area’s largest Bikeshare system provides you with over 3,500 bikes at over 400 stations across D.C., Arlington, Alexandria, Montgomery Co., and now Fairfax and Reston. You can rent bikes by the day or sign up for to use them over the course of 3 days, a month, or a year. The first 30 minutes of each trip is completely free. There are 14 stations planned for Tysons, 8 of which are up and running. Tysons Corner Center’s station will be located off Tysons One Place outside of the VITA apartments. For more information or to sign up for a Capital Bikeshare membership, visit https://www.capitalbikeshare.com/.

Safetrack #11 is set to begin November 28 and will affect Orange and Silver Line trains.

SafeTrackOrange Line trains will run every 16 minutes between Vienna and New Carrollton, and there will be additional Orange Line trains running from East Falls Church to New Carrollton. Silver Line trains will run every 16 minutes. WMATA is telling customers to expect crowding on Orange and Silver Line trains. Will this affect your daily commute? Access Tysons is here to help! We can provide you with alternative travel options! Email your personal transportation coordinator at info@accesstysons.com.

The Ice Rink on the Plaza at Tysons Corner Center officially opened on November 18th.

Skating_230x123Skip the holiday traffic and come down to enjoy some ice skating! The Ice Rink is also a great place to host a party or fundraiser and even provides group skating lessons. Visit www.tysonscornericerink.com for more information.

Keep up with Tysons Fit Club this winter.

fitclub_subheroEvery Wednesday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm Tysons Fit Club hosts their FREE workout class. The cold won’t shut this fitness group down. During inclement weather, Fit Club will be moved indoors to the second level near American Girl & Bloomingdales. Don’t miss out on the special “12 Days of Fitness” on December 14th where each of the 12 days will be represented by a different exercise. Every participant will receive food and beverage and special Tysons Corner Center goodie bags! http://www.tysonscornercenter.com/Play/TysonsFitClub.

There are now two Zipcar locations at Tysons Corner Center.

zipcar-logo-with-tag-jpgZipcar is a service that allows its members to drive cars by the hour or day; gas and insurance included. With Zipcar’s new Join and Drive you can download the Zip car app, join, and begin driving in minutes. Tysons Corner Center now offers two Zipcar vehicles onsite. One car is located in the VITA Apartments garage and the other in Garage E off Tysons One Place. Visit www.zipcar.com to get started.

Try Transit Week Breakfast and Coffee Stop!

In honor of Try Transit Week, Access Tysons will also be out on the pedestrian bridge (located between Metro and VITA apartments) this Wednesday from 8am to 9am with breakfast and coffee for our transit riders. Be one of the first 25 people to stop by and get a FREE $50 SmarTrip Card. We will also be hosting a prize drawing for a $100 Gift Card. We want to thank you all for riding transit. Stop by and say hello!

Ways to get to and from Tysons Corner Center: Bus

New Bus Rapid Transit Approved for Route 7.

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On June 7th, The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission approved a proposal for Bus Rapid Transit Service on Route 7 from Tysons to Alexandria. This service will run between Spring Hill Metro station and the Mark Center in Alexandria. The system is estimated to attract 8,600 new transit riders per day and cut commute time for riders in half.

For more information on this project visit http://www.envisionroute7.com/ and watch the Envision Route 7 informational video http://www.envisionroute7.com/video/.

 

 

Tysons welcomes Cirque Du Soleil in July

CirgueDuSoleilCirque du Soleil is coming to Tysons from July 21 – August 21. The show will be staged at the Lerner Town Center just across the pedestrian bridge from Tysons Corner Center. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience, perfect for the whole family. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now. https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/