Originally Posted by rck4evr
I live in the sub-urbs too. The traffic is really bad. I would suggest that you park at one of the park-n-rides and take the metro to DC. Getting parking in DC is also very difficult.
Check this website for thier park and ride locations.
This park and ride thing looks like a good option.
This way, I can park in Franconia metro stn and take the blue line directly to Smithsonian.