As Northwest Indiana continues to struggle with how to make public transportation function better, Valparaiso is a shining example of how it should be.
VALPARAISO | A presentation on how the land alongside the Ind. 49 corridor should be developed, including how some of it should be preserved, was presented Monday to members of Valparaiso's Plan Commission, Redevelopment Commission and Council.
VALPARAISO | The annual list of the the 10 intersections with the most accidents is out, and while many names have been on the list before, several are on the city's radar for improvements.
Valparaiso is planning for a bus/train depot as part of a transit-oriented development. It's a sign of the popularity of public transportation.
VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso enters a new dimension in its evolution into the roundabout era Friday with the opening of the five-points two-lane roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | The Ind. 49 corridor study kicks off in earnest Monday and Tuesday with public input sessions at the Valparaiso Chamber offices, 162 Lincolnway.
VALPARAISO | The success of the ChicaGo Dash is forcing the city to find a new location for the transportation station and parking lot.
LAPORTE | Residents of Northwest Indiana interested in upcoming transportation plans in the region were invited Thursday to an open house hosted by the LaPorte District of the Indiana Department of Transportation.
A story in some Friday editions ran an incomplete list of sponsors for the Lake Area United Way's Everyday Community Heroes.
VALPARAISO | About 15 people attended Wednesday's meeting on the five-points roundabout with objections from only a couple of residents about it causing difficulty making left turns into businesses without the traffic signals creating breaks.
VALPARAISO | With construction of the five-points roundabout expected to begin soon, the city set up a Web page to help people deal with the schedule and road closings. There's even a video on how to drive in a two-lane roundabout.
VALPARAISO | The final numbers could get some tweaking, but the city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday to cover the local share and the construction management contract for the five-points roundabout project.
VALPARAISO | The city and Center Township have signed what is expected to be the final contract for the city to provide fire service to the entire township.
VALPARAISO | After a little last-minute haggling over price, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission voted Thursday to hire a consulting team to develop a corridor plan for Ind. 49.
Kara Boyles and Eric Horvath of American Structurepoint Inc. address a public hearing in Lake Station on March 15 to get feedback from residents in regard to planned multimillion-dollar improvements to the water plant. No residents attended.
Indiana recently approved an $11 million Indiana Drinking Water State Revolving Fund low-interest loan to Lake Station in 2013 to improve the city's aging water distribution system, including the addition of the new 2 million-gallon-per-day drinking water treatment plant, which the City Coun…
VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a major roundabout project to help the city replace an aging water line.
GRIFFITH | Everyday people perform extraordinary acts of kindness and caring for others without any fanfare.
VALPARAISO | Get ready for construction of the next big roundabout project in the city.
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