Metro selling commemorative Inauguration SmarTrip cards

The city is abuzz ahead of next week’s Inauguration and everyone is getting in on the actionincluding Metro.

Metro will sell{}Commemorative Inaugural SmarTrip cards at nine stations this Sunday.

On Sunday, Metro will sell $15 Commemorative Inaugural SmarTrip cards, featuring an image of President Obama, between 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the following nine stations: Branch Avenue Franconia-Springfield Glenmont Greenbelt Largo Town Center New Carrollton Shady Grove Union Station Vienna

The reusable plastic card comes pre-loaded with a One-Day Pass that provides unlimited travel on Metrorail on the day it is used. At $15, the card is $4 less than the cost of purchasing a new SmarTrip card and One-Day Pass separately. As an added bonus, the card can be used as a "flash pass" for unlimited Metrobus travel on Inauguration Day.

After the one-day pass is used, the Commemorative cards may be reloaded and used like any other SmarTrip.

On Thursday and Friday, the cards will be available at Metro Sales Offices and regional transit stores during regular hours. Below is a list of locations and hours of all Metro Sales Offices:

Metro Headquarters (Main Entrance) 600 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Metro Center Sales Office 12th and F Street, NW (Metro Center station) Washington, DC Open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Metro Pentagon Sales Office Pentagon Transit Center Upper level bus bay Arlington, VA Open weekdays 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Northern Metrobus Garage 4615 14th Street, NW Washington, DC Open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Anacostia Sales Office Anacostia Metrorail Station, Mezzanine Level, Bus Bay Exit 1101 Howard Road, SE Washington, DC 20020 Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursdays 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.