CROWN POINT | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Tuesday joined the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District in an estimated $550,000 effort to create a strategic business plan for commuter transit in the northern part of the state.
GARY | South Shore train service resumed Saturday morning following a halt in operations overnight because of a freight train derailment in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers would be required to examine the future of the South Shore Line and its operating board under legislation approved Monday by the Indiana Senate.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board of trustees hopes a new strategic business plan will benefit House Bill 1450, legislation the General Assembly will look at during summer session on how the NICTD is governed.
MICHIGAN CITY | The City of Michigan City and NICTD through the Management Oversight Group for the Alternative Realignment Study, reconvened on Feb. 18 to discuss the evaluation efforts to date and the process requirements moving forward based on the latest information available.
INDIANAPOLIS | The future of the South Shore Line and its governing board would be the topic of a General Assembly study this summer under legislation approved Tuesday by the Indiana House.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to shake up the regional board that oversees the South Shore Line has been shelved — for now.
EAST CHICAGO | Police have identified and are hunting for the suspect in Monday's attack and robbery at the South Shore station, officials said.
EAST CHICAGO | Police are searching for a man who slashed another man's throat during a robbery at the South Shore station Monday night.
Fare revenue on the South Shore commuter railroad is up about $900,000, or 7.6 percent, in the first eight months of this year despite flat ridership numbers.
PORTER COUNTY | Police are investigating six thefts of copper wiring from the South Shore railroad tracks, officials said.
PORTAGE | More economic development in all its phases is on the horizon for the seven-county region following action Tuesday by the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man was arrested Monday after trying to use a woman's identification card for train fare and being caught with marijuana, police said.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Police said a South Bend man was removed from a train car Wednesday after creating a disturbance along the South Shore Line.
Rosa Vazquez, of Dyer, had warned her boss she might be hours late Monday to her job in Chicago's Loop.
South Shore commuter trains will have restrictions Friday through Monday during the NATO summit, which is Sunday and Monday. NICTD advises passengers to avoid travel on the NATO summit days.
GARY | A sweep of northern Lake County communities Friday night quickly turned toward the city of Gary when a 19-year-old was gunned down in front of his home.
Passengers who travel on South Shore Line commuter trains might have to find alternative transportation during the NATO summit May 20 and 21 at McCormick Place.
GARY | A 22-year-old Gary man is in Lake County Jail after being arrested twice by the same Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District police officer in two weeks.
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