With the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority up for reauthorization next year by the Indiana General Assembly, the South Shore expansion could finally get the traction it needs.
North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan was wise to contract with Prompt Ambulance to privatize the scheduling for the township's Dial-A-Ride service. It should be a big service improvement as well as a cost savings for the township.
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A consultant's report on Valparaiso's V-Line service makes a number of points worth pondering.
As Northwest Indiana continues to struggle with how to make public transportation function better, Valparaiso is a shining example of how it should be.
HOBART | Relieving traffic congestion in Hobart could involve projects promoting nonmotorized transportation, city officials said.
The plan to improve service on the South Shore's main line, as well as finally build the West Lake Corridor extension, is sound.
In February, I said the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission was letting the whole community down. Its historical lack of transparency and failure to engage residents in setting priorities and making decisions about taxpayer money was outrageous.
The LaPorte County Council is struggling with how to provide bus service for the elderly and infirm, now that the LaPorte County Council on Aging's severe funding issues have become an emergency. That's only a brief snapshot of a bigger picture.
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.
HAMMOND │ Local residents who rely on public transportation and hope to attend the 2014 South Shore Air Show at Fair Oaks Farms may get to do so.
The issue between Everybody Counts and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Authority is simple. NIRPC isn't complying with the terms of an agreement they signed in federal court, after a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of people with disabilities throughout Lake County.
Since my arrival in Northwest Indiana six months ago, I've made it a point to get involved in a number of organizations and participated in scores of community meetings to get acquainted with my new home. I made a conscious decision not to write my first column until I felt I was familiar en…
Valparaiso is planning for a bus/train depot as part of a transit-oriented development. It's a sign of the popularity of public transportation.
Anyone using the South Shore or other public transportation had better grab the first empty seat.
Picture light rail or a rapid transit bus running every 10 minutes down Broadway through Gary, maybe all the way to Crown Point.
I have represented the proposed Illiana Corridor area for the past 27 years at all levels of government, including local, county and now state.
VALPARAISO | The V-Line buses that critics once said were filled with invisible riders now carry so many people the city is extending hours and adding routes to try to accommodate them.
CROWN POINT | Protesters waved signs and chanted Wednesday outside Crown Point City Hall over what they said is their right to free speech.
It has been years since U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky began talking about extending South Shore service along the West Lake Corridor, but little has been accomplished. Visclosky is calling for action, and we're right beside him.
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