marchforourlives

March For Our Lives – March 24, 2018
 

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Getting Around

Specific information about the area and map for the March For Our Lives is available on the organizer's website.

Moving around DC during the March For Our Lives, especially near the National Mall and Capitol, requires patience and a good pair of walking shoes. With hundreds of thousands of visitors attending the march, walking is the best mode of transportation. 

Bicycle 

Capital Bikeshare

  • A Capital Bikeshare corral for the March For Our Lives will be located at 7th & F St. NW / National Portrait Gallery. Service will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
  • Customers should note that some Capital Bikeshare stations may be inaccessible during the March For Our Likes due to security. All customers should check for updates by visiting the Capital Bikeshare website and plan accordingly.

Personal or Dockless Bikeshare

  • Individuals using personal or Dockless Bikeshare bicycles are encouraged to park bikes at designated bike racks and to please be considerate of the clear pedestrian path. 

Rail/Bus

Taxis

  • DC Taxi can be contacted at 202-398-0500. Download the DC Taxi app before heading to the March For Our Lives:
  • Accessible Taxis
  • Uber and Lyft are registered to provide service in Washington, DC. Passengers should be aware of street closures and parking restrictions. Pick up locations should be set outside of these restricted areas. A drop off point for persons with disabilities is located at 7th Street and Maryland Avenue, SW.

Personal Vehicle/Parking

  • Driving and parking in Washington, DC during the March For Our Lives will be challenging. Leave your vehicle home and use one of the methods suggested above. If you must travel around DC, be aware of street closures and parking restrictions.

Charter Buses/Tour Group

  • Buses coming to Washington, DC for the March For Our Lives must secure parking. The primary parking location will be Stadium (2400 East Capitol Street, SE), lot 8, and bus parking reservations are available at rfkbusparking.com.
  • The primary parking location will be RFK stadium.
  • Buses may not park adjacent to any residential property, school, playground, hospital, church or park (a standing vehicle that is not loading or unloading passengers is considered to be "parked" regardless of whether the engine is on). The fine for violation is $250. 
  • District of Columbia law requires a bus from a US State or Canadian province used for travel of a chartered party with a seating capacity of greater than fifteen (15) passengers to either:
    • Obtain registration in its jurisdiction through the International Registration Plan OR
    • Register as a Class B commercial vehicle and obtain a DC Trip Permit. Permits can be obtained here.
  • Buses include transit and commuter buses, chart and tour buses, school buses, church buses, airport and hotel buses and any passenger transport vehicle designated to seat 16 or more (including the driver).