Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority
As Northwest Indiana continues to struggle with how to make public transportation function better, Valparaiso is a shining example of how it should be.
VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion has been delayed yet again. This time, the deadline has been extended until August 2015.
The Northwest Indiana RDA on Thursday accepted for consideration a transit-oriented development plan for downtown Valparaiso that city officials believe will set a standard for Northwest Indiana.
Cedar Lake Councilman Greg Parker may be a decent guy, but he doesn’t belong in government.
The plan to improve service on the South Shore's main line, as well as finally build the West Lake Corridor extension, is sound.
MERRILLVILLE | Railroad and development officials Wednesday rolled out a blueprint for a South Shore commuter rail extension to Dyer and big improvements on the existing line.
National Tourism Week, May 3 through May 11, recognizes the impact travel and tourism has on our nation. In Lake County alone, tourism is a $1.62 billion industry, creating jobs and supporting local businesses. But with so many destinations, how does a visitor choose the perfect location for…
A new source of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help Gary, East Chicago and Hammond clean up old industrial sites.
Porter County voters have three choices for the Republican nomination for county commissioner — incumbent Nancy Adams, Jeff Good and William LaFever.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority voted Thursday contribute $3.3 million to help close deals for two companies that want to create 285 jobs in the region.
The Indiana Public Access counselor has issued an advisory opinion that the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority improperly noticed a closed meeting and technically violated the state's Open Door Law.
The ball is rolling on local funding for the South Shore extension to Dyer. So far, nearly half of Lake County's municipalities have made a financial commitment, as has Lake County government, through their new County Economic Development Income Tax revenues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in building local support and funding to expand the South Shore Line to Dyer.
It could have been worse. Much worse.
Indiana has made great progress in the past year. Unemployment has dropped below 7 percent, and we rank fifth in the nation in private sector job growth. Indiana is consistently recognized as a great place to do business. Site Selection Magazine recently ranked us as the most competitive sta…
INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.
Two events this week show Northwest Indiana isn't satisfied with the status quo. It's moving forward, and everyone should get on board with these two movements.
INDIANAPOLIS | A key piece in the puzzle of how to pay for expansion of the South Shore Line to Dyer fell into place late Thursday night.
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