The Indiana Department of Transportation has chosen Corridor Capital LLC, of Chicago, as the finalist for operating the Hoosier State passenger train between Chicago and Indianapolis.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Supporters of a passenger rail line from Indianapolis to Chicago say the upcoming selection of a private company to improve services is just the beginning, with the next step being to press local and state lawmakers to renew their commitment to the service.
Anyone who has ever been in Chesterton or Porter for any length of time understands the importance of the Porter Junction project to get trains moving faster through that bottleneck.
INDIANAPOLIS | When it comes to federal spending for Indiana projects, Gov. Mike Pence is discovering the view from his Statehouse desk is a lot different from his old stomping ground in the U.S. House.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has received four proposals to provide services for the Hoosier State Amtrak route between Chicago and Indianapolis.
Encouraging public transit use has merit, but U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky’s proposal overlooks less costly, existing alternatives.
Another pedestrian has been hit by an Amtrak passenger train in LaPorte County and survived.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is misguided in hoping to privatize rail operations along Amtrak's Hoosier State route.
LAPORTE | A man found a day after being hit by an Amtrak train told police he didn't seek medical treatment, choosing to try and drink away the pain.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has put out an open-ended request for proposals to privatize all or part of Amtrak's Hoosier State train service between Chicago and Indianapolis.
Dyer has ended up as the lone holdout in the state-led deal to rescue the Hoosier State Amtrak route.
INDIANAPOLIS | Amtrak trains traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago will continue stopping at Dyer and Rensselaer every day of the week for at least one more year.
Indiana became the last of 19 state's still mulling a decision on whether to keep its local Amtrak route when Illinois announced Friday it would pony up an additional $9 million to keep local routes running there.
VALPARAISO | It's a chance for area residents to boost Orville Redenbacher's reputation as the state's top innovator all time as the state's Bicentennial Train visits this week.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has begun negotiations with Amtrak on continuing the Hoosier State passenger rail service, which operates four days per week between Indianapolis and Chicago.
The public will get its say and a preview of the planned Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail route at two public meetings in Northwest Indiana next week.
LAKE STATION | The city has scheduled its Rummage in the Park event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at Riverview Park, 2701 Ripley St.
Amtrak, which hasn't been adequately funded by Congress, needs $3 million by Oct. 1 from state or local sources to continue its four-days-a-week service between Indianapolis and Chicago.
A Michigan City area man who survived being hit by a high-speed Amtrak train while on foot remained in serious condition Monday at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Amtrak backers are putting out an "all aboard" call for what's being billed as an Amtrak Summit to save the railroad's four-times a week Hoosier State service from Chicago to Indianapolis.
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