Capital Business Blog: Union Station


Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Escalator proposal for Union Station’s Main Hall stirs controversy

A short-term plan to remake Union Station’s Main Hall may be running afoul of a new long-term vision for an expansion of the station.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, Ashkenazy Acquisition, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Amtrak, commercial real estate, retail, historic preservation

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/01/2012

In about-face, Barnes & Noble agrees to remain open at Union Station

Twenty-four hours after saying it planned to close its store in Union Station at the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said that the company has received and accepted a one-year extension from its landlord.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barnes & Noble, Union Station, commercial real estate

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Beverley Swaim-Staley, former Maryland transportation secretary, to head Union Station Redevelopment Corp.

Former Maryland transportation secretary to lead nonprofit in charge of maintaining transit hub.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beverley Swaim-Staley, Martin O'Malley, John Porcari, Union Station, Amtrak, Department of Transportation

Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Preservationists begin to weigh in on Union Station

A collection of groups have formed the Union Station Preservation Coalition.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  07:33 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, historic preservation, Amtrak, Akridge

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Video: Proposed future of Union Station

VIDEO | If Amtrak’s $7 billion plan comes to fruition, this is what Washington’s rail hub could look like.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  07:23 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, Amtrak, high-speed rail, Akridge

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Union Station tour bus relocation to Crummell School opposed by activists, neighbors

The relocation is inconvenient for neighbors in Ivy City and Trinidad who don’t want buses constantly running in front of their homes.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  02:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Union Station, Vincent C. Gray, Victor Hoskins, bus terminal, Ivy City

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 07/25/2012

David Ball to resign as Union Station Redevelopment Corp. president, saying new leadership needed to guide overhaul plan

Ball will leave his post as president of Union Station Redevelopment Corp., the nonprofit organization that manages Union Station.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  10:20 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Ball, Union Station, Amtrak, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, Vincent C. Gray, Victor Hoskins, Eleanor Holmes Norton