While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.
GRIFFITH | A major face-lift is coming to Main Street this spring, the Town Council said Tuesday.
Who are all these people complaining about paying taxes for bicycle/walking trails and bicycle lanes on roads? Even if they are opposed to exercise and fitness, why should they be against other people becoming more fit?
I am happy to see some decent coverage of our Northwest Indiana walking and biking trails and hope it continues. I have talked to a few people to get more bike racks to make a trip more convenient and enjoyable to businesses and parks.
Avid bicyclist Chris Husum can leave his house in Munster and ride out to Chesterton mostly using the region's trail network.
Warm Sunday mornings usually find Bob Huffman riding his bicycle from his Munster home to the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Merrillville, to meet his wife, Chris, for breakfast.
HAMMOND | As the city expands its network of bike trails, three new bridges to span busy intersections are in the works.
SPRINGFIELD | The agency best known for planning and building interstate highways is poised to embark on a plan that could benefit those who get around on two wheels.
Bike trails have grown to become a mini highway system in the region in the past 20 years, but the funding used to build them has some interesting competition.
Paul Jellema has found a way to save money on gas, car maintenance and medical costs — while improving the environment and his health.
Many region families know the sigh of relief experienced upon returning home from a trip or vacation abroad. Vacations outside the area often contain wonderful experiences, but it's never as good as being home. A tighter economy in recent years has meant less disposable income and fewer regi…
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