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Estimates say as many as 800,000 people may be attending the inauguration, the swearing in and the parade on Jan. 21, which could result in long lines at the fare card machines.
Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.
Big plans are in the works for the New Carrollton Metro station over the next few years.
The good news for the long holiday weekend - all major road construction is suspended in Virginia, Maryland, and the District from 12 p.m. Friday through 12 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.
It's now happened for the 27th time. Metro says a cracked rail outside Friendship Heights is causing single tracking on the Red Line between Medical Center and Van Ness-UDC.
A new park and ride is set to open soon in Fairfax County, with bus service to Franconia-Springfield Metro Station and the Pentagon.
The first five new stations on Metro's Silver Line are taking shape, with rail service to Reston set to start in about a year.
Metro hopes to ease traffic and commuter headaches for the upcoming Jan. 21 presidential inauguration and has updated its ceremony day plans to address long waits and gridlock that plagued its train stations four years ago.