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Bike Trail

Town OKs engineers contract for bicycle trail rights of way

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council approved a consulting contract with civil engineers Butler, Fairman & Seufert for right of way services associated with the second phase of Merrillville's C&O bike trail.

February 27, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Bike trail stitches Indiana, Illinois together

Sunday's Golden Spoke ceremony at the Indiana-Illinois state line not only ties together the bike trails in Lansing and Munster but also puts together a much longer trail along the old Pennsylvania Railroad route.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Golden spoke will join bistate trail

LANSING | Residents on both sides of the state line will have reason to celebrate at 3 p.m. Sunday when a marker is revealed to officially recognize the connection of Illinois and Indiana via the Pennsy Greenway bike trail.

October 22, 2013 7:38 pm

Memorial planned for bike trail near Harrison Park

HAMMOND | To honor soldiers fighting in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, a group of veterans has banded together to create a memorial near Harrison Park.

August 11, 2013 8:39 pm

Schererville pursuing bike trail extensions, enhancements

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville is exploring projects to enhance access to the Erie Lackawanna bike trail and extend the Pennsy Greenway path.

July 16, 2013 6:30 pm
Crown Point updated on bike trail, roundabout

Crown Point updated on bike trail, roundabout

CROWN POINT | Construction is expected to start in the fall on the first of two trail heads planned for the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail, officials said. 

July 09, 2013 12:22 am Photos

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Crown Point officials get update on bike trail improvements, roundabout

Crown Point officials get update on bike trail improvements, roundabout

A rendering prepared by the firm Butler Fairman Seufert depicts the roundabout and trailhead proposed for the 93rd Avenue entrance to the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail, near the Lake County Government Complex.

July 06, 2013 12:00 am
Crown Point officials get update on bike trail, roundabout

Crown Point officials get update on bike trail, roundabout

A trail head proposed for the Summit Street entrance to the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail is shown in this rendering by the firm Butler Fairman Seufert.

July 06, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Bike trails offer potential economic benefits

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Bike trails offer potential economic benefits

Several of my columns have addressed the positive economic value of parks and recreation. Not only here, but I make it a practice at public speaking engagements to highlight the economics of parks and recreation.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana trails on bike trails, NWI must lead

Indiana has a reputation for not being bike-friendly, but Northwest Indiana is an exception.

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

Bob Huffman bikes through the region weekly. The 69-year-old Munster resident uses local bike trails to ride to Glenwood and Merrillville to meet his wife for breakfast.

May 15, 2013 12:21 am
Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

Bob Huffman, 69, has been riding his bicycle in Northwest Indiana for 40 years. He says, in recent years, trails for bikes have improved.

May 15, 2013 12:19 am
Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Bob Huffman, 69, has been biking in Northwest Indiana for 40 years.

May 15, 2013 12:20 am
Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Sign for the bike trail near Torrence in Lansing.

May 15, 2013 12:19 am
Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Mile by mile, local bike trails adding amenities, connectivity

Bob Huffman bikes each week from his home in Munster to a restaurant in Merrillville, 14 miles, to meet his wife for breakfast. Huffman, 69, has been biking in Northwest Indiana for 40 years and says trails for bicyclists have improved in recent years.

May 15, 2013 12:20 am

Highland focuses on redevelopment, quality of life

Highland is one of the many communities that contributes to what is right in the region. As a 102-year-old incorporated community, Highland is finding new life pursuing redevelopment and economic development as well as reinvesting in its quality of life resources cherished by residents and n…

March 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Get fit, shop and have fun with Highland parks department

HIGHLAND | Keep busy this month with the Highland Parks and Recreation Department. Cal (219) 838-0114 for more information. Here are some upcoming activities:

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Crown Point officials clear the way for bike trail enhancements

CROWN POINT | Officials tied up loose ends expected to pave the way for start of work on enhancements to the Erie Lackawanna bike trail in Crown Point.

January 03, 2013 6:15 pm
Animal shelter official's firing protested

Animal shelter official's firing protested

Protesters display signs Saturday objecting to the firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley. They were at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith where Lake County Sheriff John Buncich was holding a charity bike rid…

June 09, 2012 1:16 pm
Animal shelter official's firing protested

Animal shelter official's firing protested

Protesters display signs Saturday at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith to raise awareness about a petition to reverse this month's firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley.

June 09, 2012 1:16 pm
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