Smithsonian National Zoo Parking

The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C boasts one of the most complete collections of animal life on the East Coast. Located just north of the heart of the nation's capital, the Zoo has long served as a favorite outing for locals and tourists alike. As the official partner of the Smithsonian National Zoo, we have the best hints and tips to help your zoo trip go smoothly.

DC Cherry Blossom Festival Travel Guide & More!

The biggest Cherry Blossom festival in the US will be kicking off in Washington, D.C. earlier than expected this year! The unseasonably warm weather in past weeks has forced event planners to push up the start date of the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival to March 15 to accommodate what might be the earliest "peak bloom" of the Japanese trees in festival history!

Outsmart the Crowd on Inauguration Day!

Headed into DC for one of the many Presidential Inauguration events? You're going to want to have the logistics of the day locked down tight. Event planners are estimating that around 800,000 people will converge on the nation's capitol this January 20th, and all will be forced to navigate thorough security measures. Road closures to prepare for the event will start as early as Wednesday, January 18th, at 12:00pm.

Your Guide to Navigating Washington DC's Project SafeTrack!

Commuters across the Washington DC Metro area are bracing for the first effects of a comprehensive maintenance overhaul of the regions Metrorail system. Started earlier this month, project "SafeTrack" will condense three years of needed safety improvements into an 11 month period, bringing with it closures and delays throughout the system and sending workers headed to the District scrambling for alternate methods of transportation as they attempt to arrive at...

Check Out the Worst Commuting Cities in the US!

We know commuting can be a pain. Did you know that just in the year of 2015, US commuters spent 8 BILLION hours in traffic? Recently, the traffic data company, INRIX, released the 2015 Traffic Scorecard for cities around the world. Check out the Business Insider video that highlights the US traffic data info below.