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Mayor Bowser to Announce #SportsCapital Preparedness Plans for World Series Games at Nationals Park

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Fans Encouraged to Use Public Transit, Sign Up for Text Alerts from the District

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, October 24, at 4 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser, District officials, and WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld will outline preparedness plans to maintain a safe and enjoyable experience for residents, commuters, and fans during the upcoming World Series games at Nationals Park. The #SportsCapital is using sportscapital.dc.gov to communicate road closures, parking restrictions, and available public transportation options.

Fans headed to Navy Yard for the games or watch parties are encouraged to sign up for free alerts from the District on transit, traffic, weather, safety and more by texting “NATS” to 888-777.

When:
Thursday, October 24, at 4 pm

Who:
Mayor Bowser
Peter Newsham, Chief, Metropolitan Police Department
Chris Rodriguez, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager, WMATA

Where:
Nationals Park
Corner of N Street and Half Street, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Navy Yard-Ballpark Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).