We know the fifty-seventh inauguration of the President of the United States will have our fair city on the world stage, with all the pomp that the occasion demands.
Those of us who live here also know that it’s a logistical, well, challenge.
President Obama’s first swearing-in ceremony drew 1.8 million people to the nation’s capital. This one is expected to be smaller, but the crowd is still expected to be up to about 1 million people.
Roads will be closed. Metro will be packed. Streets will be even more tourist-clogged than usual. So to help you navigate, we’ve compiled this Locals Guide.