U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood holds a map of Northwest Indiana as he speaks to business leaders about high speed rail at a February 2011 rail summit at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.
The resignation of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Sr. was pretty much telegraphed when it became clear he is under federal investigation.
Indiana, Illinois and Michigan will work together on a study seeking ways to reduce rail congestion and allow trains to travel at higher speeds along the Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail corridor.
VALPARAISO | The city has been successful the past eight years in getting state and federal grants to help pay for many of its projects, but now it is grabbing for the big brass ring.
The new federal initiative to address pipeline safety is overdue but welcome.
The most vocal supporter of a proposed south suburban airport near Peotone is publicly opposing a former colleague's apparent bid to be named head of the state's transportation department.
Indiana should follow U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's advice and get its act together on high-speed rail.
Democrats in the Indiana House of Representatives decided this week to drink in the Champaign in Illinois. Perhaps someone should remind them there's an Urbana in Indiana if they really want to go on a field trip.
CHESTERTON | U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an impassioned pitch Thursday to 300 Northwest Indiana business leaders to become partners with the Obama administration when it comes to high-speed rail.
The United States' top transportation official is coming to Chesterton to boost freight, passenger and high-speed rail as the solution to rebuilding the U.S. economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Get ready for more track upgrades on the Amtrak line running through central Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | Two laws aimed at limiting the use of cell phones while driving have resulted in nearly 7,800 motorists being pulled over by the Illinois State Police this year.
SPRINGFIELD | When U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters this week that nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the south suburban airport proposal, that apparently didn't include Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. or Gov. Pat Quinn.
WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.
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