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Metro Video Prepares Riders for 2013 Presidential Inauguration

Fewer riders expected this year than for the 2009 presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, but there will be station closures and other transportation adjustments.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) has released a video to help riders prepare for the 2013 presidential inauguration of Barack Obama on Monday.

To view the video, click the media player above this article.

Though Metro and security officials are expecting a much smaller crowd than last year, trains and buses will still be quite crowded and some Metro stations and bus stops will be closed.

For more on how Metro is preparing for increased ridership, see:

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Walking Routes Downtown on Inauguration Day.

For much more on transportation, events, weather and all things related to the inauguration, see Patch’s special 2013 presidential inauguration section here.

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