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MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

Yet again another year has passed into history, so no better time to assess the progress our region has made for nonmotorized (or active) transportation — and what lies ahead in 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana trails on bike trails, NWI must lead

Indiana has a reputation for not being bike-friendly, but Northwest Indiana is an exception.

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
Bicyclists say region trail network growing in popularity, more connections needed

Bicyclists say region trail network growing in popularity, more connections needed

Avid bicyclist Chris Husum can leave his house in Munster and ride out to Chesterton mostly using the region's trail network.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond councilman wants dog park at former train loading site

HAMMOND | A Hammond city councilman wants to turn the site of a former train loading area at 173rd Street and Lyman Avenue into a dog park.

February 10, 2013 6:00 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

Another year has crossed the finish line, and no doubt a metric ton of New Year’s resolutions to live healthier awaits. Lucky for us, our growing trail network offers everyone an opportunity to actually stick with these commitments.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

Walking is my health hobby. For years, I set a goal of walking on every street in Munster. Keep in mind that I did (and do) drive to a starting point and then begin the morning's walk. Each year, with the Munster street goal accomplished (in total miles about equal to walking to Iowa), I wou…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Marcela Andalon, of Hammond, walks Tuesday with her kids, Aaron, 3, and Aaden Eli, 1, on the Monon Trail. Future plans are to expand the trail south over the Little Calumet River to connect to a Munster trail.

September 11, 2012 5:00 pm
Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Contractors work to place a curb Tuesday near the Monon Trail at Waltham Street and Lyman Avenue.

September 11, 2012 5:00 pm
Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Contractors work Tuesday to place a curb near the Monon Trail at Waltham Street and Lyman Avenue. The trail, which runs parallel to Lyman Avenue, should be complete this fall.

September 11, 2012 5:00 pm
Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

HAMMOND | As construction on the Monon Trail wraps up, a Hammond city councilman wants to make sure signs are installed to alert drivers of the new pathway.

September 10, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Hammond to launch trail projects

HAMMOND | Construction on the Monon Trail in Hammond will begin by June.

April 28, 2012 6:09 pm
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