The outgoing president sits to the right of the president-elect on the trip to the capitol. Since 1877, the vice president and vice president-elect ride to the inauguration directly behind the president and president-elect. A few interesting facts:
- Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson were the only two presidents to walk to their inaugurations.
- In 1917, Edith Wilson became the first First Lady to accompany her husband to the capitol.
- The first president-elect to ride to the inauguration in an automobile was Warren G. Harding in 1921.
- Lyndon B. Johnson was the first president-elect to ride to the inauguration in a bullet-proof limousine in 1965.