American Humane is hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards in Beverly Hills on September 29, 2018. A number of amazing canines have been nominated for these awards. One of the nominees is Summer, a 7-year-old female Labrador who was deployed with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan in March 2012. In […]
In Byways Magazine‘s Volume 34, Issue #6, 2017 Great American Railroads edition, there is an article by Mary Charlebois entitled “4 Days Across America by Rail – Cross Country on Amtrak, Life On & Off the Rails”. Ms. Charlebois’ article about a coast to coast train trip features a stop in Washington, DC’s historic Union Station.
Did you know that there is a mobile app for Washington Union Station? USRC recently conducted a comprehensive update to the Union Station Tour mobile app, so if you already knew about it, please download the latest version. If you were unaware that such an app existed, please go to iTunes or Google Play and […]
Every January, the American Bus Association (ABA) welcomes the travel and tour community to the industry’s premier business event, the ABA Annual Meeting and Marketplace. With more than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers, and exhibitors in attendance, this annual kickoff and one-stop-shop provides an opportunity to learn about new businesses and continue to grow existing relationships. […]
There will be private events in Union Station this evening, February 13th. As a result, from 2:00pm today, the East Hall will be closed, the Main Hall will close at 3:00pm, and from 4:00pm, the West Hall will be closed to the public. On February 14th, all three spaces will reopen and the retailers and […]
On February 11th, in collaboration with Atlas Obscura and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley and Archivist Sarah Mayersohn led a group of 30 people on another behind-the-scenes tour of Union Station. In addition to visiting the West, East, and Main Halls, the participants were taken to areas usually […]
On January 22nd and 29th, USRC staff Jillian Hess, Rachel Kohli, and Sarah Mayersohn had the pleasure of giving Union Station tours to members of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC. We hope that the information we imparted on the history of the station will be useful to the guides when they […]
Union Station Parking Garage has partnered with Parking Panda, Park Whiz, and Spot Hero so customers can pay for parking online. Once the parking is reserved, the customer can either use a printout or a barcode on their cell phone at the garage entrances and exits.
Union Station Parking Garage, LLC (USPG) and USRC will have a presence at the American Bus Association (ABA) Annual Meeting and Marketplace which will take place in Charlotte, NC from January 26th to 30th. This annual industry event brings together more than 3,500 exhibitors, operators, and suppliers and USPG and USRC are proud to be […]
The American Geosciences Institute had its 15th annual nationwide Earth Science Week photography contest last fall. The theme was “Earth and Human Activity Here” and participants were encouraged to take photos representing how humans, individually and in groups, interact with the planet’s natural systems. USRC is happy to announce that the 25 winning photos, selected from hundreds […]