News

Union Station in Videos

On Monday, March 13th, in the lead-up to the snowstorm, WJLA-TV filmed travelers in BWI and DCA airports, as well as Union Station. Area travel delays ahead of severe winter storm By: Amy Aubert, Brianne Carter/ABC7 Around the 1:20 mark, you can catch some glimpses of travelers in Union Station. The Hack this: Mobile eating […]

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DC’s Bike Paths Lauded

An article posted by Jonathan Maus on bikeportland.org praises Washington, DC’s bike paths and advocates for Portland, OR to follow DC’s example. The article includes a few mentions of the bike paths around Union Station. “…the protected bikeway on First Street NE…completed in 2015, created a bikeway from Union Station north to M St.” “For […]

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Rostral Columns Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – A Huge Success!

On March 2, 2017, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation hosted the official unveiling of the Rostral Columns at a ribbon cutting ceremony. In spite of the blustery, cold wind, there was a good turnout. The following people gave speeches: • Beverley Swaim-Staley, USRC • Tom Whitmore, The Christman Company (Christman) • Alfonso Narvaez, Aeon Preservation Services […]

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Upcoming Events at Union Station

There are a number of public concerts and events coming up at Union Station. These include the 6821 Quintet Cherry Blossom Festival concert on March 26th, the Cameristi della Scala Orchestra performance in honor of Arturo Toscanini on March 28th, an Earth Day event with NASA on April 20th, and a number of school concerts throughout […]

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Reading on the Go at Union Station Lending Library

Did you know there is a lending library on the Bus Deck at Union Station? Better World Books and USRC want to make sure your trip is enjoyable and what better way than to have a good book to read. The lending library is open every day and we encourage travelers to leave a book […]

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25 “Must See” Buildings in DC

USA Today is seeking input on the 25 “must see” buildings in DC. USRC encourages you to fill out the survey and vote for Union Station.

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American Bus Association Annual Meeting and Marketplace Trade Show 2017 – Interviews with Nzinga Baker

In January, Vice President and Director of Finance and Administration Nzinga Baker represented USRC at the American Bus Association Annual Meeting and Marketplace Trade Show in Cleveland. At this event, Nzinga was interviewed by TerrapinBlue and GroupTravelFamily.

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Union Station in the News…and Video

Recently, USRC has become aware of some news and a video pertaining to Union Station. Trans-Lux and Union Station, both organizations near 100 years old, come together to implement present day digital LED display technology “Trans-Lux Corporation today announced the successful manufacture and installation of 3000 square feet of large format LED digital displays and […]

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Rostral Columns Restoration Complete

The rostral columns and balustrades located in the front of Union Station were part of the original station design by Daniel Burnham in 1908. Two “gateways” comprised of pairs of large classical rostral columns mounted on stone balustrades were to frame the magnificent façade of the station. Each column was decorated with lights and topped […]

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Union Station Wins Two WBC Craftsmanship Awards!

The 2017 Washington Building Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Awards have been announced and Union Station was a winner in two categories. 1. Finishes, Plaster – Star Award Nominee (which is given to the highest quality projects) 2. Mechanical, HVAC-Sheet Metal – Washington Union Station Earthquake Remediation – Bay 5 Ductwork Replacement USRC would like to congratulate […]

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