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Union Station Coronavirus Update

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some retailers and eateries in Union Station remain closed of their own volition. Those that are open may have limited hours and service. The list at https://www.unionstationdc.com/directory/, which indicates what businesses are open, is updated regularly. All modes of transit are running to and from the station, but […]

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“What You See Is Not Who I Am” Human Trafficking Exhibit at Union Station

From May 3 to 31, 2021, Union Station is hosting a human trafficking exhibit entitled “What You See Is Not Who I Am”. The display, which is installed on the east side of the Main Hall, is a striking series of three murals created in partnership with Groundswell’s Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program. TEMA […]

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“Lives Shatter on Impact” Street Smart Safety Campaign Exhibit at Union Station

From April 18 to 24, 2021, there was a “Lives Shatter on Impact” exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. Part of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Street Smart Safety Campaign, the objective of “Lives Shatter on Impact” was to educate passersby and remind drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists about the importance of watching out […]

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New EVgo Electric Fast Chargers in the Union Station Parking Garage

On April 22, 2021, to commemorate Earth Day, USRC, Union Station Parking Garage and Bus Facility, and Colonial Parking hosted an event at which four new EVgo electric fast chargers were launched. The EVgo electric fast charging stations, which are located on the first and second levels of the parking garage, are named for Presidential […]

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“Lives Shatter on Impact” Street Smart Safety Campaign Exhibit

From April 18 to 24, 2021, Union Station will be host to the “Lives Shatter on Impact” exhibit. This informative display, which will be on the east side of the Main Hall, is part of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Street Smart Safety Campaign. The objective of “Lives Shatter on Impact” is to remind drivers, pedestrians, and […]

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Union Station Featured in the News

On March 19, 2021, USRC President and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley was interviewed by WUSA9‘s Mike Valerio. Ms. Swaim-Staley shared information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Union Station and how, nevertheless, the station is expected to return to its former vibrancy in the future. The article and video are available here. The video can […]

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The Holiday Season at Union Station

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this year, Union Station is not hosting a live, public holiday tree lighting ceremony. Nevertheless, in the Main Hall, for the 24th year in a row, there is a beautiful holiday tree, thanks to the Royal Norwegian Embassy in partnership with the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Mid-Atlantic Chapter and Washington Performing Arts. […]

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“A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”

Recently, Stephen Cirello, a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC, wrote an article about the Union Stations in DC and Los Angeles. Entitled “A tale of two stations, A tale of two unions”, the article was featured in the summer edition of The Itinerary, the Guild’s newsletter, and on the French […]

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Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit at Union Station – A Great Success!

From August 24 to 29, 2020, Union Station’s Main Hall was host to Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change, an awe-inspiring, 1000 square foot, interactive photo mosaic and art installation, which depicted a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned […]

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Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit at Union Station

Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change is an interactive photo mosaic and art installation depicting a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, and produced by Christina Korp, Purpose Entertainment, Our Story commemorates the […]

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