Call for action

Event occured on Mon, Mar 10 2014, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Hosted by Emerging Leaders Network, “Laying Tracks for the Future” will feature a keynote address from U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville,  has championed the cause for South Shore Line expansion. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the benefits of the South Shore line expansion from Hammond to Dyer, as well as first-hand accounts from professionals based in Northwest Indiana whose lives would change with more access to Chicago. About $16 million annually will have to be committed locally for the life of the project to qualify it for the 50 percent match from the New Starts program.

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