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NEM Travel Advisories

Tomorrow DC police will implement rolling street closures to accommodate the National Equality March. Here is some advice for attendees.
The National Equality March is scheduled to take place at noon on Sunday, Oct. 11. The March will begin at McPherson Square and reach the west side of the U.S. Capitol at approximately 2 p.m. The planned route is south on 15th Street, NW, West on H Street, south on 17th Street, east on Pennsylvania Avenue, to 3rd Street, NW. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) plans to implement rolling street closures along the march route.

Anyone leaving the National Equality March from the U.S. Capitol and returning to Union Station and all Red Line stations should walk north on 1st St., and make a right onto Louisiana Ave., NE, to Union Station.

Those leaving the National Equality March from the U.S. Capitol and traveling to RFK Stadium should walk south on 3rd St., to the Federal Center SW Metrorail station and board the Orange Line toward New Carrollton or the Blue Line toward the Largo Town Center.
Other major events taking place tomorrow include the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk and Bike For The Heart. Additionally, major track work is underway on several Metro lines. Metro authorities recommend adding a minimum of 30 minutes to your anticipated travel times. Tips about the affected lines and stations can be found here.

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