Sunday, January 20, 2013
See photos from other local residents attending the 2013 presidential inauguration Monday. Are you going to be in downtown D.C.? Upload your photos here, too!
Upload your photos from Inauguration Day and they will be featured in this post. Just click "Upload Photos & Videos" and add a caption. Also, tell us about your inauguration experience in the comments section below!
Friday, January 18, 2013
Your visual guide to District disruptions on Inauguration Day: blocked streets, including the parade route, and closed metro stations, plus live traffic incidents as they happen. Also find out where to park your bike, and watch the Inaugural Ceremonies.
Map by Martin Burch. Data from the U.S. Secret Service, WMATA and MapQuest.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
How to get around Washington on Inauguration Day, including Metro rail, bus, driving, biking and walking.
Click on each transportation mode above to reveal more information and links to resources about each. For additional District and Maryland transportation information, click here.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Potomac Riverboat Company is offering round trips between Alexandria and Washington, DC, but reservations are required.
You can get there from here. Inauguration Day participants can take the Inaugural Water Taxi from Alexandria to Washington Jan. 21. The Potomac Riverboat taxi service will depart from the Alexandria City Marina at the base of Cameron Street on the hour from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will depart hourly from Washington’s Gangplank Marina at 600 Water Street SW, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 roundtrip per person and reservations are required. It takes about 45 minutes each way. For more information, see the Potomac Riverboat website. For more information about Inauguration Day, see the Old Town Alexandria Patch Inauguration Day page, which is updated daily.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Cards cost $15. Additionally, Metro has released a schedule of service for Inauguration Day.
Metro has begun accepting orders for commemorative SmarTrip cards for the January inauguration of President Barack Obama. "Inauguration Day, January 21, 2013" and Obama's picture, along with "America Makes History Again" adorn the cards, which are $15. That's only $1 more than a one-day paper pass, according to a news release from the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority. The cards come pre-loaded with a one-day pass that provides unlimited Metrorail travel on the first day it is used. It can also be used as a "flash pass" for unlimited Metrobus transportation on Inauguration Day, the news release states. Cards are expected to ship in mid-December. The Old Town Transit Shop across from the King Street Metro station is expected to…