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MITCH BARLOGA: Creating safe streets for our aging society

MITCH BARLOGA: Creating safe streets for our aging society

Aging is certainly inevitable, but the impact is greater today than at any time in the history of our country. Those born after World War II -- between 1946 and 1964 -- are affectionately described as the “baby boomer” generation, which in turn produced a huge spike in our population. Now th…

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Improve bicycling safety on our streets

MITCH BARLOGA: Improve bicycling safety on our streets

Last Monday, a Chicago businessman, and skilled bicyclist, was killed riding his bike while on vacation with his family in Michigan. There is still no known reason why the driver of the automobile swerved into him. You could imagine a number of possibilities.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am

NIRPC committee calls for "complete streets"

A key committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday approved guidelines that will encourage local communities to incorporate pedestrian-friendly components into local road projects.

March 12, 2013 1:46 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Quality of Life Indicators can include more

MITCH BARLOGA: Quality of Life Indicators can include more

The 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report provides a snapshot of a number of indicators, or socioeconomic factors, demonstrating progress or regression in these areas. It includes a number of “call to action” ideas to move our region forward. One Region is to be commended.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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