Metro offering SmarTrip protective cover featuring the pope

- (AP) -- Metro says it is offering a limited-edition protective cover featuring the pope to anyone purchasing a SmarTrip card.

Metro says it will start handing out the sleeves Monday to anyone purchasing a SmarTrip card at Metro sales offices.

The pope will be in Washington from Tuesday to Thursday.

The transit agency did not say how many of the commemorative sleeves it has produced.

For a complete list of road closures and traffic plans for Pope Francis' DC visit, click here: http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/19879264-story

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