An affluent community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, Springfield, Virginia is a city with a lot to give. Between Springfield and its neighbors, North Springfield, West Springfield, and Newington, over 100,000 people call this corner of Western Virginia home. An unincorporated part of Western Virginia, Springfield residents make use of county transportation, parks, and community events.
Geographically speaking, Springfield is a relatively small town and easily navigable by bicycle or foot. For those who prefer to ride, the county does offer some bus service through the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. For those commuting into Washington, D.C., as many residents of Springfield do, the Virginia Railway Express commuter rail or the Washington Metro’s Blue Line offer quick and hassle-free access to the nation’s capital. For residents who prefer the ease and convenience of their own cars, the roads in and around Springfield aren’t too congested, though travel into and out of D.C. by car can be time consuming.