Montgomery County Government is Open on Inauguration Day, MCPS Closed
Below is a look at what’s open and what’s not in our region on Inauguration Day:
County Offices – Open.
MCPS Schools and Administrative Offices – Closed.
Ride On – will operate on its normal schedule. Heavier usage is possible due to the Inauguration.
Metrorail – Expect heavy usage. Inauguration Day information available at www.wmata.com.
Metrobus – Expect heavy usage. Inauguration Day information available at www.wmata.com.
Libraries – Open.
Recreation – Facilities open for all normally scheduled classes and events.
Refuse/recycling pickup – because there was no collection on Monday, Jan. 16 for the Dr. Martin Luther Jr. holiday, trash is collected on a sliding schedule for this week, which means all collections will be made one day later this week. The last collection day is Saturday. Trash should be curbside by 7 a.m. on scheduled pick-up day.
The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Open.
County Liquor stores – normal business hours.
Montgomery Parks – administrative office is closed, however many of their facilities will be open. For further information visit www.MontgomeryParks.org .
TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – Open.
Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – regular parking fees apply.
Maryland State offices and courts – Open.
Federal Government – Closed.
Prince George’s County government – Closed.
Fairfax County government – Closed.
Commonwealth of Virginia – Open.
Official Inauguration-related events will take place Jan. 19 – Jan. 22. For those planning on attending Inauguration-related ceremonies and events, the following links have helpful information:
- District of Columbia government is the official source for local updates on the Inauguration. Details are available at http://inauguration.dc.gov/.
- Information from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Committee: https://www.58pic2017.org/?mid=81907&rid=31034587.
- The 2017 Inaugural Committee’s Joint Transportation Plan on the Metropolitan Police Department’s website: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/2017-presidential-inaugural-transportation-plan-0.