He’s doing what he gets paid to do… cape for the Loop Trolley, the failed $50+ mllion dollar 2 mile trolley nobody asked for and nobody wanted, the toy of an eccentric millionaire who wasn’t so crazy as to use his own money to fund it.
The CEO of Bi-State also sits on the Loop Trolley board. Instead of being an advocate for better safety, a North/South expansion and other much needed upgrades for commuters who rely on Metrobus and Metrolink to get back and forth, he’s caping for the Loop Trolley advocating sinking more money and resources into this financial albatross.
That’s the mentality in the region… in politics, the business sector, nonprofit and clergy. Black and white. All infested with nepotism and cronyism, CEOs serving on the board of orgs in order to run interference when what’s best for the community is not what’s best for them and visa versa.
You Paid For It: Bi-State CEO discusses allegation of conflict of interest over bailout of Loop Trolley
ST. LOUIS – You Paid For It Investigator Elliott Davis catches up with Bi-State President/CEO Taulby Roach to question him about accusations of conflict of interest. Roach denied having any conflict in his negotiations over the Delmar Loop Trolley. Roach is advocating bailing out the Loop Trolley th…