The official tickets, map and additional guidelines for Inauguration Day were unveiled Thursday.
WASHINGTON — On Thursday, planners provided more details on logistics for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, which is set for Jan. 20.
The official tickets, map and additional guidelines were unveiled during a late morning news conference led by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.
Blunt said plans for the event would largely be similar to prior inaugurals, though this year’s would have more access points in order to ease crowd control.
He estimated that 700,000 people were expected to attend the inaugural day events, with the bulk of them — roughly 500,000 — being non-ticket holders in the National Mall area.
Nearly 250,000 color-coded tickets were printed by the Government Publishing Office, the committee said Thursday. Every person attending the ceremonies on Capitol grounds is required to have a ticket, including children.
The committee said tickets would be released to members of the House of Representatives starting Monday and would be released to members of the Senate on Tuesday. Lawmakers are responsible for giving tickets out to their constituents.