Obama's Inauguration, by the numbers
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The 56th Presidential Inauguration was more open and accessible than any other in history. To help you understand the scale of it all, we’ve broken down the Inauguration by the numbers…
1,120,000: Metro train rides taken on January 20th, setting a new record for one-day ridership.
Over 13,000: Service events organized in response to President Obama’s call to service.
13,000: Participants marched in the Inaugural Parade.
8,000: Members of America’s police departments provided security on Inauguration Day.
58: Agencies collaborated on the security for the Inauguration.
10: Jumbo screens on the National Mall broadcasted inaugural events.