Upgrades made to MetroLink near UMSL South station
John Nations, president and chief executive officer at Metro and University of Missouri–St. Louis alumnus, BS public administration 1985, announced on March 8 the completion of a nearly $10 million light rail interlocking project near the UMSL South MetroLink station. It will allow Metro to more effectively maintain the rail system while minimizing system delays.
Joining Nations were William Ray, special assistant to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, Mokhtee Ahmad, regional administrator for Region 7 of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and UMSL Chancellor Tom George.
“The easier we can make it for students to come here to class, get those degrees, then we can get them out into the work force,” George told KTVI (Channel 2). “That’s what we do. We drive the work-force economy here at UMSL.”
Short URL: http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/?p=35068