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MITCH BARLOGA: New region trail maps earn your pedal of honor

MITCH BARLOGA: New region trail maps earn your pedal of honor

In 2008, the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission released the first bicycle route map for Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties. At the time, we printed roughly 100,000 copies, which were free of charge. These turned out to be hugely popular, and within two years we had run out of …

May 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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MITCH BARLOGA: Our region's trails are yours to discover

MITCH BARLOGA: Our region's trails are yours to discover

By the early 1900s, Chicago was well established as the premier railroad hub for the Midwest. These railroads helped build a majority of our Northwest Indiana municipalities. However, by the 1980s, about half of these railroads were abandoned due to an increased reliance on truck traffic. Se…

June 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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