“When people are calling in to make their appointments, staff is in a good position to give them a heads-up about coming in a particular door at this time,” Gainer said. Offices should tell large groups to take advantage of the CVC doors, he said, then send staff to meet visitors to help them get passes for the galleries or escort those with appointments to their respective offices.
“There’s a collective way to try to calm pedestrian traffic around here,” he said.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.