As Trump supporters arrive in Washington for the inauguration, some locals are leaving town to avoid them.
Days after the election, The Washingtonian magazine suggested some getaways for D.C. residents, including going to Jamaica. In recognition of its audience for the article, the magazine discussed where to buy the carbon footprint offset for the flight, "to assuage immediate panic about climate change.”
Some local Trump opponents are taking grim satisfaction that it’s forecast to rain on Trump’s inaugural parade but not on the women’s march a day later.
During a preinaugural dinner in Washington on Tuesday, Trump predicted that his swearing in ceremony would draw a “record” crowd and praised a group of motorcycle riders he said would protect his celebration from protesters.
Government officials say they're planning for a crowd of 700,000 to 900,000 people.
The tally for groups planning demonstrations for and against Trump now is 99, according to law enforcement officials.
And about 28,000 security personnel will be monitoring the capital region from the streets, the air and the two rivers that border the city. That’s about the same as in 2009, when 1.8 million people gathered to watch Barack Obama take the oath of office.
If you’ll be trying to walk around D.C. on inauguration day, here are some guidelines from D.C.’s Dr. Gridlock.