VALPARAISO | February was a short, cold, snowy month, which could be the reason V-Line ridership in Valparaiso was down a little bit, but it continued a trend begun in August of averaging more than 12,000 riders a month.
VALPARAISO | Quick, cool action by a V-Line passenger prevented a tragedy recently when the bus driver had a heart attack.
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 | After a decade in office, Mayor Jon Costas said Valparaiso has evolved "from good to great," but he sees the city's future bringing "opportunity like never before."
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso could get high-speed rail passenger service before it gets the South Shore commuter line spur.
VALPARAISO | Maybe people like the convenience. Maybe it's the camaraderie with the other passengers. Maybe people just don't want to have to drive the roundabouts.
VALPARAISO | When the city started the ChicaGo Dash express commuter bus service in 2008, officials knew there was a need but they didn't know it would grow to its current level of four buses a day each way.
VALPARAISO | The V-Line buses that critics once said were filled with invisible riders now carry so many people the city is extending hours and adding routes to try to accommodate them.
VALPARAISO | The days for the historic Victorian house at the corner of Jefferson and Lafayette Streets appear to be numbered.
Competition among colleges and universities for the best students is constant, spirited and multifaceted. These days, it isn’t enough to “just” have top-flight faculty and facilities. Students are looking for numerous other perks, and a key one today is mass transit.
VALPARAISO | To pay for expansion of Central Park Plaza and the public infrastructure improvements for the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Redevelopment Commission plans to borrow $13.5 million in 2014.
VALPARAISO | The ChicaGo Dash ridership continues to increase, and, on Nov. 1, so will the fares for single ride and round trip tickets.
VALPARAISO | The city will receive some national TV exposure through a segment on "Communities of Distinction," a kind of cable infomercial available to at least a third of the country and Canada.
VALPARAISO | Ridership isn't the only thing increasing for the ChicaGo Dash express commuter service to the Loop. So are the cost of gas and the tolls.
VALPARAISO | A fourth bus began running on the ChicaGo Dash service to Chicago's Loop in April, and the city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved the federal grant to pay for it on Thursday.
VALPARAISO | For years, Valparaiso has shut down the V-Line's Brown Route during the summer when Valparaiso University classes were out.
VALPARAISO | Riders on the ChicaGo Dash will soon have a new place to wait for their bus.
VALPARAISO | The success of the ChicaGo Dash is forcing the city to find a new location for the transportation station and parking lot.
VALPARAISO | You're waiting at the Village Station parking lot for a loved one to arrive on the ChicaGo Dash, but it appears the bus is late and you want to know when it will arrive. What do you do?
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