VALPARAISO | The Regional Bus Authority will cease to exist Dec. 31, but it still has money to give to local transit providers and Valparaiso will receive some of it.
HAMMOND | Willie McCafferty rode an easygo Lake Transit bus from the Dan Rabin Transit Plaza to his home in Hessville on Saturday morning after working a night shift at the main U.S. Post Office in Chicago.
With the Regional Bus Authority running out of money Saturday, there is last-minute scurrying to try to maintain the agency's service. That it has reached this stage is shameful.
The services the Regional Bus Authority provides mean more than preserving her independence, Lena Daron said.
Bus mechanic Richard Barden, left, of Griffith, and maintenance worker Sam Franco, of Hammond listen to speakers April 19 at a Regional Bus Authority rally at the Hammond Civic Center. More than 100 people rallied against the looming termination of the RBA's bus services.
SCHERERVILLE | As the countdown to shutdown continues for the Regional Bus Authority, the agency’s executive director said the regional bus transportation has been an experiment that worked on some levels.
HAMMOND | The second public hearing to gather comments on the looming shutdown of the Regional Bus Authority's easygo bus services drew impassioned pleas Thursday for continued service, but little good news.
My unscientific but extensive observations of the RBA EasyGo buses in south Hammond, Highland and Munster show near zero ridership. With much talk of increasing taxes to fund this system, I challenge all Lake County residents to observe how many passengers are on each bus. I'd like the Regio…
Notice to Lake County commissioners and County Council members: I am one voter among many who expect more from you than to declare you're against more taxes.
North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan speaks Thursday night during a rally to save the RBA bus services at the Hammond Civic Center.
State Sen. Lonnie Randolph, D-East Chicago, delivers a passionate message Thursday night during a rally in support of the Regional Bus Authority's services. More than 100 supporters of the services gathered at the Hammond Civic Center in response to the looming termination.
Bus mechanic Richard Barden, of Griffith, left, and maintenance worker Sam Franco, of Hammond listen to speakers Thursday night at a Regional Bus Authority rally at the Hammond Civic Center. More than 100 people rallied against the looming termination of the RBA's bus services.
A public hearing on the impending June 30 shut down of easygo Lake Transit buses will take place this week and will be followed two weeks later by a rally to drum up support for the cash-strapped service.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority will sponsor a three-day orientation and training session in May that will be the first step in forming a Council on Accessible Transportation to improve paratransit and other services provided by the RBA.
Hopes for legislation aimed at ending the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority's financial woes are fading while hopes for another piece of legislation are brightening.
PORTAGE | Persons with disabilities may be eligible for complementary curb-to-curb paratransit services to reach destinations served by easygo Lake Transit Service (RBA).
Any decision to fund the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority with a new tax should include an analysis of current financial data and current ridership information.
The first of several Northwest Indiana bus service expansions fueled by new federal grants will kick off Jan. 4 when easygo Lake Transit restores every-half-hour service during peak travel times on its Red and Green routes.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority is a true product of what can happen — and what promises to happen in the future — as we begin thinking more regionally in terms of transportation in Northwest Indiana. But the effort — though noble, worthy and beneficial to our region — is set to…
DYER | About 30 regular easygo Chicago Express riders were told Tuesday night the buses should be able to motor on until June, when most of the funding sources will run out.
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