Staff Sergeant Summer is a highly decorated 8-year-old female Labrador Retriever. Summer retired from the United States Marine Corps in March 2013 after serving several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Specialized Search Dog. While deployed, Summer conducted a substantial amount of routine patrols, searching and positively identifying countless weapons caches and improvised explosive […]
Architecture DC’s The Spirit of Design: Annual AIA | DC Awards Issue features the Union Station Parking Garage‘s Bus Deck pavilions, which received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture. The article can be found on page 20.
On Friday, February 8th at 1:00 pm, the National Symphony Orchestra, led by the Kennedy Center’s Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda, presented a fantastic, free concert in Union Station’s Main Hall. The performance featured soloist and Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef and Principal Trombone Craig Mulcahy. The repertoire consisted of:Gustav Holst – “Mars” from The Planets, Op. 32Gustav Holst – “Venus” from The […]
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, which features more than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers, and exhibitors. Representatives of Union Station Parking Garage (USPG) and USRC take part in this annual event for business opportunities and educational […]
On Friday, February 8th at 1:00 pm, the National Symphony Orchestra, led by the Kennedy Center’s Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda, will present a free concert in Union Station’s Main Hall. This performance marks the third time that the NSO will visit Union Station as part of its commitment to engaging communities beyond the Kennedy Center and sharing live classical […]
In a January 15th article, Condé Nast Traveler magazine included Washington, DC’s Union Station in a list of the most beautiful train stations in the United States. “The stunning arched main hall of D.C.’s Union Station is the centerpiece, featuring 22-karat gold leaf decorating the ceiling and 46 statues of Roman soldiers…that appeared in the […]
On January 12, 2019, USRC led a tour of Union Station for representatives of local Daughters of the American Revolution chapters. The participants enjoyed learning about the history of the station. Another tour for members of Rail~Volution, a national nonprofit organization working to build livable communities through transit, took place on January 16th. USRC imparted […]
There were some great, free public concerts in Union Station’s Main Hall in October and December 2018. On October 17, 2018 students from the all-girls Craigholme School in Glasgow, Scotland gave a riveting choir performance. The Shiloh Baptist Church Senior Choir delighted passersby with some holiday favorites on December 1st. On December 13, 2018, the […]
Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 22nd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony – A Huge Success!
The Union Station holiday extravaganza and annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony, which took place on Thursday, November 29th, was a smashing success. In continuation of a 22-year tradition, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, on behalf of the citizens of Norway, presented a holiday tree to the people of Washington, DC. This generous gift symbolizes gratitude for the […]
USRC is happy to announce that until December 31st the Union Station Parking Garage is hosting two Children’s National bears for their end-of-year campaign. The bears, which are located at the top left of the escalators upon entry to the Bus Deck from the station and in the Bus Deck waiting room, will light up […]