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Erie Lackawanna Trail

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of both municipalities said Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 5:36 am Photos

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Hammond opens bike, pedestrian bridges

Hammond opens bike, pedestrian bridges

A bicyclist rides across the Erie Lackawanna Trail bridge just after the official opening Monday in Hammond. The span is over the 167th Street, Columbia and Southeastern intersection. Officials also opened the trail bridge connecting the Monon Trail over 165th Street. Both bridges allow cycl…

July 07, 2014 5:45 pm
Hammond opens bike, pedestrian bridges

Hammond opens bike, pedestrian bridges

Kathy Kazmierczak, of Hammond, center, and others cross the Erie Lackawanna Trail span over the 167th Street, Columbia and Southeastern intersection in Hammond just after its official opening Monday.

July 07, 2014 5:30 pm

Construction closes trailhead for Erie Lackawanna Trail

CROWN POINT | The City of Crown is closing the Summit Street trailhead of the Erie Lackawanna Trail  today through Wednesday. Weather permitting, the  trailhead will reopen Thursday. “Due to ongoing construction of the trailhead, the Summit Street entrance will be closed for a couple of days…

April 28, 2014 12:00 am

Work on C.P. trailhead picks up after winter hiatus

CROWN POINT | Work began anew this month on a trailhead being built at the Summit Street entrance to the Erie-Lackawanna Trail.

April 27, 2014 8:00 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Despite weather, Le Tour de Shore rolls in soon

MITCH BARLOGA: Despite weather, Le Tour de Shore rolls in soon

Whoever is done with this winter weather, please raise your hand.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Brewer plans to bring Bavarian flavor to Griffith

Brewer plans to bring Bavarian flavor to Griffith

GRIFFITH | Dan Lehnerer, the owner of the forthcoming New Oberpfalz Brewing, was living on the seventh floor of a 1,000-square-foot West Loop condo when he first started homebrewing, so he set up his equipment outside on the balcony over the bustle of the city.

January 22, 2014 6:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

Yet again another year has passed into history, so no better time to assess the progress our region has made for nonmotorized (or active) transportation — and what lies ahead in 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Thank parents of NWI's regional trails

MITCH BARLOGA: Thank parents of NWI's regional trails

Today in Northwest Indiana, we proudly boast more than 130 miles of off-road, multi-use trail in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Bike trail stitches Indiana, Illinois together

Sunday's Golden Spoke ceremony at the Indiana-Illinois state line not only ties together the bike trails in Lansing and Munster but also puts together a much longer trail along the old Pennsylvania Railroad route.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Plans advance for Summit Street trailhead in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Work could begin by late next month on a planned trailhead at the Summit Street entrance to the Erie-Lackawanna bike path, transportation officials said. 

August 21, 2013 8:15 pm

Schererville pursuing bike trail extensions, enhancements

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville is exploring projects to enhance access to the Erie Lackawanna bike trail and extend the Pennsy Greenway path.

July 16, 2013 6:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Communities should continue to enhance bike trails

Resting in the shadow of Chicago, with its many recreational amenities, it's easy for people in the region to assume we don't have much to do here in Northwest Indiana.

July 10, 2013 1:01 pm

EDITORIAL: Indiana trails on bike trails, NWI must lead

Indiana has a reputation for not being bike-friendly, but Northwest Indiana is an exception.

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

Biking from Munster to Merrillvile for breakfast, one cyclist's route

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.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

Another year has crossed the finish line, and no doubt a metric ton of New Year’s resolutions to live healthier awaits. Lucky for us, our growing trail network offers everyone an opportunity to actually stick with these commitments.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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