Gary Public Transportation Corp
Tom Phillips, 35, and Jared Forte, 38, also have something else in common. They both got their start in the industry in Northwest Indiana. And they say it's not difficult to figure out why the wheels came off the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority's easygo Lake Transit bus service in June.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. is partnering with the Gary Public Transportation Corp. to provide bus transportation to students.
PORTAGE | Discussions among area transit agencies are turning from how to save the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority to how to help people with disabilities who will be stranded when its easygo Lake Transit service closes June 30.
HAMMOND | The second public hearing to gather comments on the looming shutdown of the Regional Bus Authority's easygo bus services drew impassioned pleas Thursday for continued service, but little good news.
For thousands of people living in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs, restricted access to nutritious, high-quality food is prevalent.
Ashley Bradley, with her 2-year-old son Kareem Marcus in tow, couldn't help but shake her head while walking past the food store closest to her home.
Two local bus agencies are the only transportation agencies in Indiana to win a prestigious grant from Easter Seals to conduct two days of training on how to improve services for people with disabilities.
The Gary Public Transportation Corp. board continues to study a regional transit cooperation pledge as another General Assembly session enters the home stretch with little prospect of increased support for mass transit.
The looming reduction of RBA service is a warning sign for Northwest Indiana. Bus service must have a dedicated funding source.
Because Gary is such a Democratic Party bastion, Democratic nominee Karen Freeman-Wilson will most likely be the city's next mayor. Much has been written and stated about her "historic" achievement as the first female mayor-to-be. Be that as it may, one must wonder how much will actually change?
NIPSCO has announced the location for its new Gary walk-in office, which will open Tuesday.
Labor unions' strikes halt construction work
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary will make its third annual plea for an exemption from the state's property tax caps on Jan. 7.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary's request for a third year of relief from state property tax caps has arrived at the Indiana Distressed Unit Appeals Board.
When Porter County Council members dole out money, the recipients presumably are working toward the betterment of Porter County. What makes some of those council members believe the Regional Bus Authority is any different in how it handles grants?
Public transportation is a vital service to Indiana's citizens. It plays a key role in many facets of life -- getting people from their homes to where the jobs are and to government services such as the courts and health department, reducing pollution and more.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. will slash the fare on its U.S. 30 Shuttle route to $1.50 from its current $2 for the holiday shopping season, but it is contemplating a fare hike in base fares for all local routes early next year.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is preparing to give the Gary Public Transportation Corp. an ultimatum regarding its commitment to consolidate operations with the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority. It expects an answer by July 9.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. is challenging the awarding of a key contract in the regional bus consolidation effort, claiming it was unfairly denied a chance to be the provider of buses for Hammond and new regional routes.
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