On Monday, Senator Charles E. Schumer, Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, unveiled the first-ever official inaugural mobile web app to help inaugural attendees navigate the masses. The app also gives users who cannot make the trip to Washington on January 21, a peek at the action.
“For the first time ever, a mobile web app will help anyone on Inauguration day figure out the best route from the Metro stations right to their ticketed area,” Chairman Shumer said in a statement. “These tickets and this new site are a big part of our efforts to make sure these ceremonies are safe and enjoyable for everyone who attends.”
Schumer encouraged individuals with a ticket, or those coming to the National Mall to view the ceremonies without a ticket, to visit www.inaugural.senate.gov on their mobile device. The mobile web app will carry a built-in live feed of the ceremonies, as well as information about the Inauguration for individuals around the country who do not travel to Washington.
Those in D.C., can find their way to the public Inauguration Day events like the ceremony and the inaugural parade and take part in activities happening in the Washington, D.C. area as part of the National Day of Service.
In order to access the new mobile web app individuals must go to www.inaugural.senate.gov. They will be asked to “allow” the website to use their current location. When the individual selects “allow” they will be able to utilize the new mobile web app. The mobile web app includes GPS technology that will direct ticket holders to the appropriate gate based on the color of the ticket they hold.
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