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Commemorative Inauguration SmarTrip Sales Ramp Up

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Credit: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC)- Every day, it seems, there are more signs that the District will be beyond bustling on Inauguration Day.

Metro has sold its 20,000th Commemorative SmarTrip card, the transit agency said Friday. The pace of sales has more than doubled over the past week, from an average of about 150 per day at Metro Center to more than 400 per day this week.

The card features an image of President Obama and comes preloaded with a one-day pass allowing for unlimited Metrorail trips. It can also be used as a “flash pass” for unlimited Metrobus travel on Inauguration Day.

The commemorative cards can be reloaded and used like any other SmarTrip card. They are available online at wmata.com/inauguration, at Metro Sales Offices or regional transit stores. Customers ordering online should do so before Jan. 15 to ensure delivery by Inauguration Day.

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