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Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Northwest Indiana needs good jobs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Northwest Indiana needs good jobs

What could be more important than economic development for Northwest Indiana? Sustainable economic development, that’s what! And there is a big difference between the two.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Negotiate benchmarks for airport progress

Now that the search for a partner in the privatization of Gary/Chicago International Airport has been narrowed to a single finalist, negotiations on terms of the ideal contract are vital.

October 29, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago protectionism jeopardizes development

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago protectionism jeopardizes development

Recent events concern me as a threat to sustaining a meaningful dialogue on 21st century development trends and the need for the associated infrastructure and systems in our region.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway must go forward

The Metropolitan Planning Council's condemnation of the Illiana Expressway misfires on a number of key points.

September 05, 2013 2:34 pm

EDITORIAL: Slow down airport privatization effort

The rush to privatization for Gary/Chicago International Airport has some potential bidders wondering why the rush. It's a good question, especially with so much up in the air.

August 14, 2013 12:00 am

NiSource executive tapped to lead Gary airport committee

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority has appointed Carrie Hightman, executive vice president and chief legal officer of Merrillville-based NiSource Inc., as the new chair of the airport's ad hoc committee to explore a public-private partnership.

July 18, 2013 9:45 pm

Investors express interest in Gary airport

Potential investors have different visions for the Gary/Chicago International Airport that include making it a cargo hub or a home for a green jobs training center.

June 21, 2013 6:08 pm

EDITORIAL: Airport proposals expected at jet speed

Gary/Chicago International Airport has begun seeking proposals for a public-private partnership, looking for an investor with deep pockets who can make the airport's prospects soar.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership requires hard decisions

GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership requires hard decisions

Life’s changes often play to mixed reviews. Most of us embrace changes that result in positive outcomes.

May 08, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Attract private dollars to help airport fly

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority is moving forward with plans to seek high-flying but well-grounded investors willing to spend at least $100 million to develop the airport. It's an attempt to give the airport the jump-start it needs to become the economic engine it promises t…

April 11, 2013 12:00 am
Privatizing infrastructure, like Cline, brews a political battle

Privatizing infrastructure, like Cline, brews a political battle

INDIANAPOLIS | If the response from local and state officials to the apparent resolution of the Cline Avenue Bridge quandary is any indication, the issue of replacing free roads and bridges with tolled infrastructure is likely to divide Hoosiers for years to come.

August 20, 2012 12:00 am

Alcohol sales may be allowed at Dunes park pavilion

INDIANAPOLIS | A restaurant or banquet hall operator at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion would be allowed to serve alcohol under legislation approved 9-1 by a Senate committee Monday.

January 23, 2012 5:55 pm Related
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