HAMMOND | Gary Public Transportation Corp. and Illinois-based PACE have made changes to create a transit corridor for bus transfers near the Strack & Van Til supermarket on Sibley Street.
The services the Regional Bus Authority provides mean more than preserving her independence, Lena Daron said.
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.
Hopes for legislation aimed at ending the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority's financial woes are fading while hopes for another piece of legislation are brightening.
The first of several Northwest Indiana bus service expansions fueled by new federal grants will kick off Jan. 4 when easygo Lake Transit restores every-half-hour service during peak travel times on its Red and Green routes.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. at the end of January will add a new route to Griffith, bring back every-half-hour service on Broadway and extend its evening service hours.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority on Monday approved a $3.84 million budget for the first six months of next year, which should expand service on two lines.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday approved applications for five bus projects totaling $6.1 million over three years that could lead to restoration for some services and the expansion of others.
The Gary Public Transportation Corp. board of directors on Thursday night voted 4-0 to hike local bus fares by 35 cents and regional fares by 25 cents starting in February.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. is forging ahead with its $6.7 million request of the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority to fund three regional routes for two years that run through two other cities and three suburban communities.
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.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. is making another stab at getting Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority funding for its regional routes, one month after a drive to merge the transit agencies stalled.
The release of a $2.5 billion mass transit plan for Indianapolis called IndyConnect is not giving Northwest Indiana's transit plans the boost some had expected.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority and Gary Public Transportation Corp. officials Monday night heard bus riders' plea for the two aagencies to put differences over consolidation aside and work for the good of riders.
A final offer on merging Gary's bus service with a regional system does not require Gary Public Transportation Corp. to go out of business, but calls for an outside consultant to work out the "nitty-gritty" of consolidation.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Friday was going over a new proposal to merge Gary Public Transportation Corp. bus service with the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority, one day after the GPTC board approved the move.
The Gary Public Transportation Corp. board on Thursday again deferred action on any merger with the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority and also approved drastic cuts in service to commence in one month.
MEETING DATE INCORRECT: A story in Tuesday editions misstated when the Gary Public Transportation Corp. board of directors will meet next. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Adam Benjamin Metro Center.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority wrestled with issues surrounding a disability rights group at its regular monthly meeting Monday night.
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