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?
VALPARAISO | As ridership on the V-Line intracity bus system continues to improve, the city will seek proposals soon from consultants to do a route analysis to see if it could be doing even better.
VALPARAISO | The ChicaGo Dash will begin offering a fourth bus for commuters beginning April 1.
A ChicaGo Dash bus picks up passengers in Chicago in June 2011. The commuter bus service is attracting residents to Valparaiso.
In Valparaiso, we have so much to celebrate in the way we work and play and live each day.
VALPARAISO | The downtown Central Park Plaza will become a promotional South Shore commuter rail line poster child, but the city might have to wait until next year to get it done.
VALPARAISO | When the V-Line intracity bus service started, the city of Valparaiso set a goal of carrying 100,000 riders in one year. After 2012, they have to set a new goal.
VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.
VALPARAISO | A fairly routine start-of-the-year meeting for the City Council involved approvals for spending more than $3 million in various funds.
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