College scholars learn about St. Louis, rail transit system

RELATED TOPICS: PASSENGER | TRANSIT | MIDWEST
Trains Industry Newsletter
Get a weekly roundup of the industry news you need.
By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine. View our privacy policy.
STLOUIS_Metro
ST. LOUIS — College students at the University of Missouri — St. Louis got acquainted with the city and popular downtown attractions as they participated in a scavenger hunt onboard the St. Louis MetroLink rail system the weekend of Aug. 19.

According to a university blog post, thousands of college scholars took to the city’s rail system to network, learn about St. Louis, and get ready for the upcoming academic school year.

St. Louis MetroLink trains provided the transportation to the various scavenger activities including an activity within the scavenger hunt that brought the group to the statute of Stan Musial, a famous St. Louis Cardinals baseball player.

“The idea was to introduce not only campus during the weekend but also to explore amazing things around St. Louis,” says Megan Green, director of new student programs at the university.

The city’s light rail system is a 46-mile route with 37 stations, including a couple of station stops serving the University of Missouri – St. Louis campus. UMSL is St. Louis’ largest college university.

See the original story online.

NEWSWIRETrains News Wire

  • Previous Day
  • August 22, 2017
  • Next Day
Leave a Comment
Want to leave a comment?
Only registered members of TrainsMag.com are allowed to leave comments. Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes.

Login or Register now.
Please keep your feedback on-topic and respectful. Trains staffers reserve the right to edit or delete any comments.
0 COMMENTS
Big Boy

Big Boy

All about the world's biggest locomotive

SEE INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Learn more about the stories and photos in this months issue

Newsletter Sign-Up

By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine.Please view our privacy policy
Subscribe Up To 54% off the newsstand price!
Subscribe To Trains Mag Today
+