Washington University police have taken the driver of a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night into custody. Sophomores Shana Zucker and Richard Lee were in fair condition at Barnes-Jewish Hospital as of 10:20 a.m., a media representative for Barnes-Jewish confirmed.
Chancellor Mark Wrighton on Monday called on community members to turn out for the April St. Louis County election to vote in favor of a sales tax for funding Metro, as Washington University continued efforts to mobilize the community around the measure.
This week, Metro bus service, which had been cut back earlier this year, was restored to parts of St. Louis. About 55 percent of the bus service Metro cut in March was reinstated.
Metro’s service cutbacks may have gone into effect, but that’s not stopping a number of Washington University students and administrators from continuing to advocate funding for the transit agency.
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