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 […]
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 […]
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.
The holiday season is upon us once again. So, what better way to kick off the festivities than to attend the Union Station holiday extravaganza and annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 29th? In continuation of a 22-year tradition, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, on behalf of the citizens of Norway, […]
USRC is happy to announce that Union Station was included in a Social Post list of the 20 best places to visit in the United States. Look for #3 at https://www.socialpost.news/lifestyle/20-best-places-visit-usa/. (Photo Credit: Colin Winterbottom)
The winners of the 2018 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards have been announced. These awards not only demonstrate the value of good design, but also illustrate the wide variety of services performed by architects. Studio Twenty Seven Architecture received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture for Tranquil Transit, its design of the pavilions in the Bus […]
On July 10th, Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 in the running for an American Humane Hero Dog Award, and her handler Sgt. Micah Jones were featured on WJLA ABC7 News. Also, on July 2, 2018, Summer was included in a 24/7 Wall Street list of the 25 most heroic dogs in the United […]
A new Arcadis report Improving Quality of Life Through Transit-Hubs – Delivering City Value and Prosperity with Mobility Oriented Developments has ranked Union Station in Washington, DC second overall for connecting and improving mobility and people’s lives. The report ranks stations around the world based on transit-hub connectivity, urban environment, social placemaking, and economic development.
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 […]