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Thursday is North County Public Transit Day at the Lake County Fair

East Chicago Transit Service, Gary Public Transportation Corporation and North Township will provide $1 bus transportation to the Lake County Fair in Crown Point on Thursday.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer hops on board bus service with $1,000 donation

DYER | Federal money set to come to Dyer this year might be able to help fund the low-income bus service provided to some residents.

April 07, 2014 12:21 am

South Lake County Community Services seeks financial support

DYER | With its funding drastically slashed, South Lake County Community Services has come to Dyer asking for help.

September 01, 2013 8:30 pm

McDermott should be doing more to save region buses

I'm a North Hammond resident. I have been all my life, and I'm honored to call myself "a region rat."

June 25, 2012 12:00 am

Show us all relevant numbers on true cost of bus service

In response to the article about the bus service working, it is not painting a complete picture for readers to study.

May 29, 2012 12:00 am

Lack of advertising is hurting RBA's ridership

I naively assume that people running a bus company have some knowledge of business. We have beautiful but empty buses leaving thousands stranded on June 30.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am

Lake officials ready to throw tax proposals under the bus

CROWN POINT | Lake County bus agencies planning an express route to the county government center to collect new taxpayer subsidies are likely to meet a veto roadblock.

May 12, 2012 7:45 pm

Group seeks information about bus service reduction in M'ville, Ross Township

ROSS TOWNSHIP | South Lake County Community Services wants residents to voice their thoughts about the downsizing of bus service in Merrillville and Ross Township

February 12, 2012 7:50 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: RBA isn't the only regional bus service

I read your editorial about the possibility of a bus service meltdown in Northwest Indiana. I totally agree with your comments on finding a funding solution for bus service in Northwest Indiana, but as usual the Times gives the false impression that the Regional Bus Authority is the only bus…

October 16, 2011 12:00 am

Nominate business mentors for prestigious ATHENA Award

Do you know someone in Northwest Indiana who has demonstrated excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession, provided valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community and assisted women in reaching their full …

July 14, 2011 12:00 am

Ross Township offers bus service

ROSS TOWNSHIP | Ross Township senior citizens and disabled residents can receive transportation to medical appointments, pharmacies and other locations through the Ross Township trustee's office.

June 01, 2011 12:00 am
Legislative session failed to deliver on big transportation changes

Legislative session failed to deliver on big transportation changes

Passengers wait in line to get on a blue line bus in August at the Dan Rabin Plaza in Hammond. A bill in the Indiana General Assembly to replace the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority with a bus commission, House Bill 1366, passed the House but never came to a vote in the Senate.

May 05, 2011 12:00 am

Transportation leaders put the region first

There's a good deal of talk these days about improving the local transportation system. It might be useful, therefore, to review how the local system that served the Calumet Region for so long so well developed.

May 01, 2011 12:00 am

Group donates to Ross Township bus service

MERRILLVILLE | The Ross Township bus service recently received a $1,500 donation from the Merrillville chapter of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.

April 28, 2011 12:00 am
Transportation moves ahead in region

Transportation moves ahead in region

Passengers wait in line to get on a blue line bus at the Dan Rabin Plaza in Hammond. The Northwest Lake County Transit Services buses are emblazoned with the easygo label of the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
New bus routes

New bus routes

"I can breathe!" bus driver Sabrina Lee, of Gary, shouts during a break Monday in the Walmart parking lot in Hammond. The Gary woman pilots a bus for Lake County Transit Services, which replaced Hammond Transit. It launched new and expanded routes Monday that now take riders to the Lake Coun…

August 03, 2010 12:00 am
Expanded bus service

Expanded bus service

Lamar Jones, right, 30, of Hammond, takes the bus to get from work to physical therapy, Monday in Munster. A new bus route crafted by the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority drops Jones off right in front of his appointment, whereas before he had to walk at least a mile, depending on th…

August 03, 2010 12:00 am
Expanded bus service

Expanded bus service

Passengers wait in line to get on a blue line bus at the Dan Rabin Plaza in Hammond. The Northwest Lake County Transit Services buses are emblazoned with the EasyGo label of the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority.

August 03, 2010 12:00 am
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"I can breathe!" shouts bus driver Sabrina Lee, right, of Gary during the ten minute break the new expanded bus service offers her and her colleague Theresa King, left, during a stop in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Hammond, IN, Monday, August 7, 2010. The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Author…

August 02, 2010 2:31 pm
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A bus stops to unload and pick up passengers at the Dan Rabin Plaza in Hammond, IN, Monday, August 2, 2010. The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority expanded its bus service effective Monday to as far as the government center in Crown Point, IN.

August 02, 2010 2:06 pm
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