Dr. Gridlock: inauguration


Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Metro reports dip in ridership from 2009 inauguration

Metro reports that rail ridership for the 2013 inauguration declined from the 2009 event.

By Mark Berman  |  11:46 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Inauguration Day travel: the essentials

Here's a summary of the things travelers must know for reaching Inauguration Day events, followed by links to more travel resources.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, inauguration

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/19/2013

Travel tips for out of towners attending inauguration events

This is advice for visitors unfamiliar with the transportation system in the nation's capital who plan to watch President Obama's swearing-in ceremony from the Mall or attend the parade up Pennsylvania Avenue.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Inauguration, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Metro, President Obama, WMATA

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Metro Transit Police get inauguration help

The Metro Transit Police Department is expecting help from about 150 officers sent by more than a dozen agencies across the country.

By Mark Berman  |  06:20 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, Metro

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Former Metro inauguration czar shares experiences of 2009

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 01/18/2013

The weekend and beyond: Few major travel issues, till Monday

Plenty of traffic and transit issues could affect travel during the holiday weekend, but there's no Metro track work scheduled.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:10 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/17/2013

D.C. area travelers should encounter few difficulties this weekend

Most of the security restrictions, road blocks and transit schedule changes for the inauguration won't begin until Monday.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Maryland Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Inauguration will put Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes on display for the world

President Obama's inauguration will shine a spotlight on the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes, much to the delight of D.C. officials

By Ashley Halsey III  |  12:46 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bike lanes, inauguration

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Inauguration Day transit, transportation changes

The presidential inauguration and the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday both fall on Monday, which will make getting around the region tricky. Here's a guide to transportation changes for that day.

By Mark Berman  |  04:03 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Walking that last mile (or so) on Inauguration Day

On the last part of the journey to the swearing-in or parade, your feet will be the primary mode of transportation.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:41 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. circulator, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Metro, WMATA

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Details on biking to inauguration

By Mark Berman  |  04:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biking, capital bikeshare, inauguration

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Amtrak adds Acela trains between New York and D.C. for inauguration

Amtrak will be adding two Acela trains between New York and Washington for the inauguration on Monday

By Mark Berman  |  04:25 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amtrak, inauguration

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Metro posts video with inauguration travel tips

Metro has posted a video with travel tips for getting around the transit system on inauguration day.

By Mark Berman  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, Metro

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Metro planning bus service changes for Inauguration Day

The Metrobus plan for Monday will affect service on about 50 routes.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Metro, Metrobus, WMATA

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Inauguration Day rider guides available at Metro stations

Metro has a new brochure available at rail stations with a lot of helpful advice for travel next Monday.

By Robert Thomson  |  04:13 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Metro

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 01/14/2013

The week ahead: bus route changes, road work delays

The week leading up to Inauguration Day and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday begins with many changes in local bus services

By Robert Thomson  |  09:35 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Maryland Department of Transportation, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Practice inauguration parade will close downtown D.C. streets Sunday

A practice inauguration parade will shut several streets in downtown Washington on Sunday.

By Mark Berman  |  04:48 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. street closures, D.C. streets, D.C. traffic, inauguration, inauguration parade, inauguration parade practice

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Finding your way through the inauguration traffic

For many, Inauguration Day planning means scouting out the best viewing spots, but others will simply be trying to reach a destination on time.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:23 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, inauguration, Maryland Department of Transportation, President Obama, Secret Service, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Inauguration street closures in and around D.C.

The U.S. Secret Service has announced a multitude of street closures in and around Washington D.C. for the upcoming presidential inauguration.

By Mark Berman  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, inauguration 2013 road closures, inauguration street closures, road closures inauguration

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Metro's service plans for Inauguration Day

With Inauguration Dayless than three weeks away, here's a rundown of Metro's plans for the event.

By Mark Berman  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, Metro, metroaccess, Metrobus, Metrorail

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012

MARC's Inauguration Tickets go on sale next week

The Maryland Transit Administration will be running a limited schedule of trains on Inauguration Day, and tickets go on sale next week

By Mark Berman  |  02:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MARC, marc inauguration, marc inauguration service, marc inauguration trains

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Metro approves expanded Inauguration Day service, fees

The plans, which were approved on Thursday, would extend service and hit riders with additional costs.

By Mark Berman  |  02:01 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inauguration, inauguration day, Metro, Metrorail, WMATA