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.
Indiana has a reputation for not being bike-friendly, but Northwest Indiana is an exception.
Avid bicyclist Chris Husum can leave his house in Munster and ride out to Chesterton mostly using the region's trail network.
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.
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.
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…
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.
Contractors work to place a curb Tuesday near the Monon Trail at Waltham Street and Lyman Avenue.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Construction on the Monon Trail in Hammond will begin by June.
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