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Valpo seeks bids for Needle and Thread demolition

VALPARAISO | The days for the historic Victorian house at the corner of Jefferson and Lafayette Streets appear to be numbered.

October 26, 2013 7:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: We challenge NIRPC to lead on public transit

GUEST COMMENTARY: We challenge NIRPC to lead on public transit

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission’s website states NIRPC “provides a forum that enables the citizens of Northwest Indiana to address regional issues relating to transportation, the environment and community, and economic development.” Unfortunately, that forum has certain…

August 13, 2013 10:51 am

EDITORIAL: NIRPC visitors need buses, not just trains

The federal government's concerns about how accessible the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission office is to people who rely on public transportation ought to be a reminder of the need to create the regional bus service the region needs.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am

National Lakeshore grant will fund shuttle buses

PORTER | Two propane-powered buses could be shuttling visitors to and through the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore by this summer.

February 19, 2013 5:00 pm

Dunes National Lakeshore given shuttle service grant

PORTER | The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will receive funds for new transit vehicles and implementing a shuttle service.

February 18, 2013 7:30 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Indy lacks critical mass for mass transit

ANDREA NEAL: Indy lacks critical mass for mass transit

There is one inescapable reason that a regional mass-transit system will not succeed in the Indianapolis area.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am

Clock to add timely, timeless beauty to Valpo

VALPARAISO | By the time the Popcorn Festival fires up its annual tribute to Orville Redenbacher's favorite food, travelers on the ChicaGo Dash should know when the buses come and go.

January 01, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo to sponsor a new South Shore poster

VALPARAISO | A new South Shore commuter rail poster featuring Valparaiso's new Central Park Plaza will be created as a marketing, promotional and, city officials hope, moneymaking tool in 2013.

November 08, 2012 6:00 pm

Dash ridership sets another record

VALPARAISO | The average daily ridership on the ChicaGo Dash express commuter service set a record in June, just missing the benchmark of 100 each way by less than one.

August 06, 2012 7:15 pm

Fed transportation bill maintains most region funding, but future trails are in jeopardy

The U.S. Congress passed a $100 billion, two-year federal transportation bill Friday that maintains most funding for region roads and bridges but could slow development of bike and pedestrian trails.

June 29, 2012 5:45 pm

Valpo wants to lure Toll Road drivers to take Dash

VALPARAISO | The city plans to rent a billboard in an effort to lure commuters using the Indiana Toll Road to try the ChicaGo Dash express bus service from Valparaiso to the Loop.

February 24, 2012 7:30 pm

V-Line has another record month in January

VALPARAISO | The V-Line set another ridership record in January despite a snowstorm and the Christmas break for Valparaiso University students.

February 18, 2012 2:41 pm

V-Line buses declared Safe Place

VALPARAISO | If someone feels they are being threatened physically or verbally, they now have a new place to go for refuge. Just hop on the bus.

December 24, 2010 12:00 am
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