Inauguration Survival Guide: Woodbridge Edition

Everything you need to know about transportation, events, and other information surrounding the inauguration.

Your guests are in town, and you've made plans to attend the inauguration ceremony or one of the inauguration balls. Here's how to survive Inauguration Day. 

Transportation and Security

Planning to go into D.C. on Inauguration Day? Three Metrorail stations will be closed, VRE will have no service and the PRTC Omniride and Metro Direct will have limited service. Find out more about your transportation options.

The easiest way to get in and out of D.C.? Try biking. 

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To get real-time updates from the D.C. Department of Transportation, Metrorail and Metrobus, the Secret Service and the Inauguration Committee, follow these accounts and others on Twitter. 

Keep your trip in and out of D.C. uneventful. Don't bring something prohibited along the parade route, at the inauguration balls, or the White House reviewing stand.

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Events and Activities

If you didn't get a ticket to the inauguration, . Make sure you're properly dressed for the event. 

Even if you didn't get invited to an official inaugural ball, you can still attend an unofficial one. Find out more about the inaugural balls close to you.

At the inauguration, Beyoncé will sing the National Anthem, Kelly Clarkson will perform “My Country Tis of Thee,” and James Taylor will sing “America the Beautiful.” Learn more about the other participants. 

Check out photos of past presidential inaugurations. 

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Check out our full Inauguration Day page here. 

Have guests in town? Here's what you can do in Woodbridge.

John Ferengi January 19, 2013 at 02:35 PM
I usually don't post comments ... but did you really advise people to BIKE from Woodbridge on Inauguration Day ... 25 miles .... in the freezing cold? I think perhaps you all should stop reading about Lance Armstrong and start focusing on things, say, a normal, non-doped human being could do.
Helen Ellis January 19, 2013 at 02:54 PM
:) I had the same sentiment lol


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