Obama and Biden Plan Whistle-Stop Inauguration Tour

Looks like the new administration is sending better signals with its inauguration plans than with its most recent White House appointment. TPM has more on the rail-friendly gesture and its traffic-mitigating impact:

The Presidential Inaugural Committee has hit on a novel way of reducing the pressure that the enormous crowd expected to show up on Inauguration Day will put on Washington: Have Barack Obama take a pre-inaugural railroad tour that will allow people to show up to view him and Joe Biden at multiple locations.

  • vnm

    The Obama campaign’s Philadelphia Main Line whistlestop tour (Wynnewood, Paoli, Downingtown, Lancaster) was my favorite part of Campaign ’08.

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