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GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

From the diverse cultures our cities showcase to the serene natural beauty of Lake Michigan — regardless of what you’re looking to do or see, you’ll find it just a short car, bus or train ride away.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
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


Valpo buses show big gains in riders in 2013

VALPARAISO | Maybe people like the convenience. Maybe it's the camaraderie with the other passengers. Maybe people just don't want to have to drive the roundabouts.

January 10, 2014 6:15 pm

Transit groups partner with Lake County Fair for ride deal

GRIFFITH | Three transit groups are partnering with the Lake County Fair to provide a bus ride deal to the fair on Aug. 7.

July 30, 2013 6:15 pm

Pence brings Browning back to INDOT

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is bringing state lottery director Karl Browning back to once again lead the Indiana Department of Transportation.

July 10, 2013 1:45 pm

Fate of Lake income tax back in county's hands

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have decided for now to leave the debate over a Lake County income tax to the County Council, but plans for Gary airport board reforms and studies of a Steel City port and trauma hospital are in danger following a contentious House committee hearing.

April 03, 2013 5:00 pm

South Shore study on track to governor

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.

March 25, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Brown picked to lead region's legislative delegation

Brown picked to lead region's legislative delegation

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation has elected state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, as their leader for the 2013 session.

January 15, 2013 6:00 pm
South Shore revenue grew despite fewer riders

South Shore revenue grew despite fewer riders

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite a slight ridership dip due in part to a fare increase, revenue at the region's commuter rail service improved last year compared to 2010.

June 07, 2012 3:30 pm Photos




Lake officials ready to throw tax proposals under the bus

CROWN POINT | Lake County bus agencies planning an express route to the county government center to collect new taxpayer subsidies are likely to meet a veto roadblock.

May 12, 2012 7:45 pm

Organziation offers bus service to new Porter hospital

VALPARAISO | Porter hospital's move from downtown Valparaiso could create transportation problems for employees and patients that Porter County Aging and Community Services has offered to help solve.

April 18, 2012 9:30 pm

Bus service looking at the end of the road

HAMMOND | Frustration and anger filled the Hammond Public Library's Community Room during Thursday's Regional Bus Authority public hearing.

April 05, 2012 10:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Missed opportunities; missing Democrats

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' final State of the State address was full of concern for the Hoosier Holy Land but absent any mention of Northwest Indiana and the other corners of the state. Hey, don't forget us!

January 11, 2012 12:00 am

RBA schedules public hearing regarding service cuts

HAMMOND | The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority invites public input regarding proposed changes to the current easygo Lake Transit Service at a scheduled public hearing from 3 to 7 p.m. July 6 at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St.

June 13, 2011 10:19 am
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