Ron Block is a veteran singer, songwriter, producer, banjo and guitar player. He has been with Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1991, and has won many Grammy awards and other impressive accolades with the group.
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There are many reasons to visit Kansas City including its beautiful fountains and fascinating history. Tourists will make unexpected discoveries and wonderful memories in this heartland city.
If you're traveling on GO Transit for the next five months get ready to see some abstract art inside and outside of the train corridors. A conglomerate public art project is being undertaken to incite discussion over sustainable transportation issues.
This evening at Metro Hall in Toronto residents are being given the chance to see what could be the new Front Street at Union Station. The public showing is being held by the City of Toronto.
Toronto's Union Station is the busiest service station in the city. GO, Via Rail and the Toronto Transit Commission all run transit services for the city. Maintenance workers at Union Station now could strike at midnight and affect service.
VIA Rail halted train service as the engineers strike became a reality. On Friday at noon the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference walked off the job, leaving Canadian travellers scrambling for alternate routes.
The bad week for TTC has just gotten worse. Friday morning during rush hour traffic a suspicious bottle was found at Union Station halting service at the subway stop. Earlier in the week service was halted along the Yonge line after a fatal accident.