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Valpo to use report to improve V-Line service

VALPARAISO | Without funding to expand Valparaiso's V-Line bus service beyond its city limits, Valparaiso is interested in a consultant's recommendations for improving the service within its borders.

August 09, 2014 4:30 pm

February not short on riders for V-Line, Dash

VALPARAISO | February was a short, cold, snowy month, which could be the reason V-Line ridership in Valparaiso was down a little bit, but it continued a trend begun in August of averaging more than 12,000 riders a month.

March 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Quick-thinking rider prevents V-Line bus tragedy

VALPARAISO | Quick, cool action by a V-Line passenger prevented a tragedy recently when the bus driver had a heart attack.

February 28, 2014 2:49 pm

Valpo's Dash exceeding expectations

VALPARAISO | When the city started the ChicaGo Dash express commuter bus service in 2008, officials knew there was a need but they didn't know it would grow to its current level of four buses a day each way.

December 21, 2013 6:48 pm

Valpo OKs federal funds to operate Dash bus

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.

August 08, 2013 9:00 pm

V-Line's Brown Route providing summer bonus

VALPARAISO | For years, Valparaiso has shut down the V-Line's Brown Route during the summer when Valparaiso University classes were out.

July 31, 2013 2:30 pm

Valpo ready to add 4th Dash bus to Chicago

VALPARAISO | The ChicaGo Dash will begin offering a fourth bus for commuters beginning April 1.

March 16, 2013 7:30 pm

Valpo's V-Line reaches 100,000 rider milestone

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.

February 05, 2013 11:46 am

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

Valpo Dash hopes to add 4th bus soon

VALPARAISO | As ridership on the ChicaGo Dash continues to hover near 100 people a day in each direction, Planning and Transit Director Tyler Kent said he hopes to add a fourth bus soon.

July 01, 2012 6:30 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
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