Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission is taking public comment on funding for an environmental impact study for the expansion of the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer until April 10.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Friday sent a strong message to state legislators that proceeds from closing a tax loophole should go to local communities and be used for mass transit, including buses.
The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.
More and more communities are focused on integrating strategies and practices that incorporate longer term horizons. The trend is to not only accommodate the needs of today’s residents, but also to plan carefully so future generations are also served.
Boosters of allowing bicycles on South Shore trains rolled a bit closer to their goal Thursday when the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission authorized spending $205,000 to study how that can be done.
It seems the controversy dogging Portage Mayor James Snyder’s decision to send snowplows into Gary a few weeks back just won’t go away.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday for upgrading traffic signals and signage at 20 intersections, including the one at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive.
VALPARAISO | The questions a lot of Valparaiso residents don't really want to know the answer to — Where's the next roundabout going to be built? — will be answered in the next couple of months.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Friday voted 7-0 to provide $8 million per year for building an extension of the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer.
Whoever is done with this winter weather, please raise your hand.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission elected new officers for 2014 on Thursday at a meeting at its headquarters in Portage.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission has fought back against a local disability-rights group's charges that it is not complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and a 2006 federal consent decree.
Joe Exl, a senior water resource planner with NIRPC, talks to community members about a project to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitats in the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Watershed during a meeting at the Hobart Community Center.
PORTAGE │ Cedar Lake Councilmen Robert Carnahan was sitting with the general public, not at the table of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission members, where as a member he once sat.
Residents can voice their concerns about proposed projects for Interstate 65 and Cline Avenue during two public meetings next month.
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.
New Year’s resolutions are meant to improve an individual’s life and the lives of those around him or her.
The two most significant events I’ve seen in nearly four decades of writing about government in Northwest Indiana happened in the last couple of weeks.
The Illiana Expressway wasn't the only major issue on which the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission voiced its support Thursday. The commission also supported the push to expand South Shore service and to fully fund the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
Doug Ross's column Friday should have said Tom Clouser, of Ogden Dunes, attended Thursday's Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission meeting but was out of the room when the most important vote on the Illiana Expressway was taken. Had Clouser voted, it would not have affected the outcome.
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