WHAT: The 7,000-square-foot Mountaineer Station features a 500-space parking garage for both permit and short-term use, a commuter student lounge with lockers, interior bicycle storage and showers, a waiting area for Mountain Line and campus bus passengers, direct access to the Health Sciences Center Personal Rapid Transit Station and more. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony after the speakers’ remarks, an open house with refreshments, and various alternative transportation organizations, such as the Morgantown Bicycle Board, will have information handouts.
WHO: WVU Director of Transportation and Parking Hugh Kierig will introduce speakers U.S. Rep. Alan Mollohan, D-W.Va.; WVU President James P. Clements; City of Morgantown Mayor Bill Byrne; Associate Vice President of Facilities Management Joe Fisher; WVU Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee Chair Nancy Lohmann.
WHEN: Monday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Mountaineer Station at 1112 Van Voorhis Drive in front of the Health Sciences Center PRT station
MEDIA: If media wish to have detailed information on Mountaineer Station’s features, Assistant Director of Parking Management Eric Rosie will take reporters around the building for a tour during the open house.
Link to Mountaineer Station press release: http://bit.ly/1FsHIq
CONTACT: Caitlin Shrift, Department of Transportation and Parking
304-293-5502 ext. 1358, CAShrift@mail.wvu.edu