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Metro Releases Parody to Help With Safety

Metro expects record ridership on Inauguration Day Jan. 20. It will be running rush hour service from 4 a.m. through 9 p.m, then regular hours all the way till 2 a.m. Jan. 21 after the inaugural balls. The transit authority released this video to help people with tips for rider safety.

Speaking of transportation, The Maryland Transit Administration announced that MARC Train tickets to the Inauguration are sold out. But its special Commuter Bus service to Metrorail on Inauguration Day is still available. Commuter Bus shuttles will operate between 5:30am and 10:30 am from selected park and ride locations for travel to Metrorail stations at 15-minute intervals.
Return trip service will resume at 4:00pm until 9pm. Reservations are not required and customers can purchase their round trip tickets onboard Inauguration Day. Tickets are $10.00 and customers must have exact change.

See the MTA Inaugural Day Commuter Bus Park & Ride locations after the jump:

Frederick(Monocacy Park & Ride) to Shady Grove every 15 minutes
Columbia (Broken Land Park & Ride) to Greenbelt every 15minutes
Scaggsville/Burtonsville to Silver Spring every 15 minutes
Annapolis to New Carrollton every 15 minutes
Kent Island to New Carrollton every 15 minutes
Prince Frederick/Dunkirk to Branch Avenue every 15 minutes
Upper Marlboro to Branch Avenue every 15 minutes
Charlotte Hall to Branch Avenue every 15 minutes
Waldorf (Blue Crabs Stadium) to Branch Avenue every 10 minutes
For more information on MTA services, schedules and fares please call 410-539-5000 or 866-RIDE-MTA (TTY 410-539-3497) or visit www.mtamaryland.com.

By David A Nakamura  |  January 9, 2009; 3:08 PM ET  | Category:  Transportation
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The video is apparently no longer available. Any thoughts?

Posted by: wp112310 | January 11, 2009 10:18 AM | Report abuse

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