U.S. Coast Guard Approves Alexandria, Virginia to D.C. Water Taxi Service for Inauguration January 9, 2009
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                                                                                                                          Emily Hellewell
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U.S. Coast Guard Approves Alexandria, Virginia to D.C.
Water Taxi Service for Inauguration
Inaugural Water Taxi has capacity to transport 3,000 from Virginia to D.C.

WHO: The Potomac Riverboat Company operates the Inaugural Water Taxi

WHERE: Water Taxi leaves the Alexandria City Marina at Union and Cameron streets in Old Town and arrives at the SW Waterfront, Pier 4, 600 Water Street, Washington, D.C., 20024

Water Taxi passengers will disembark one mile from the National Mall and the closest ticketed gate entrance for the Swearing-in Ceremony, just over one mile from Pennsylvania Avenue, and three blocks from the closest Metrorail station (Waterfront-SEU on the green line).

WHEN: Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Leave Alexandria for D.C.: 6 to 9:15 a.m.
Return to Alexandria from D.C.: 6 to 11 p.m.

HOW: Timed tickets go on sale on Monday, January 12 at:
www.InauguralWaterTaxi.com (Note: website not operational until Monday, January 12)
Cost: $90 round trip or $50 one way

Water Taxi passengers should plan to be at the docks one hour before scheduled departure to leave time for ticket check in and security screening.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: Available during the week of January 12; Date and time TBD


For more information about celebrating the Inauguration in Alexandria go to www.visitalexandriava.com/Inauguration


Media Contact:                           
Emily Hellewell
703.746.3309
ehellewell@visitalexva.com

 

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