Ending Wash. U.’s Uber program is not only illogical and short-sighted, but inherently dangerous.
Another carjacking incident was reported on the 6000 block of Pershing Avenue Thursday night.
Washington University will subsidize up to two Uber rides to and from campus per day for students living north and south of the Delmar Loop and in the Skinker-DeBaulevaire neighborhoods after entering into a contract with the ride-sharing company, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer Hank Webber wrote in an email to Student Life Sunday.
Washington University administrators addressed the recent wave of crime near campus and outlined new security measures in separate emails sent to parents and students Sept. 18.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred on Waterman Boulevard near the Des Peres Avenue intersection around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred between Rosedale and Pershing avenues around 7:50 p.m. Sunday.
Two security memos were sent out to Washington University students living in the University City area regarding a robbery and a carjacking, which occurred on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
A Washington University employee was carjacked at gunpoint early Monday morning on Duncan Avenue in the Central West End, near the Genome Institute at the University.