With the arrival of the warm spring temperatures, you’re starting to see more yellow vests and orange cones and barrels throughout Northwest Indiana.
VALPARAISO | A request to add a traffic signal at Silhavy Road and Chicago Street will be one of the issues the city looks at as part of the improvements to Silhavy between LaPorte Avenue and Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The city is seeking a $319,500 federal grant to make improvements to the section of Ransom Road known as roller coaster road.
HOBART | The Board of Works is seeking bids to improve and upgrade aging curbs and sidewalks throughout the city.
PORTAGE | There likely won't be a four-way stop at the Airport and Robbins roads intersection any time soon.
DECATUR, Ill. | If you watch the TV show "Sons of Anarchy" on FX, you see women are never invited to meetings and don't wear the patch. They're relegated to the background at best. Granted, the show is about over-the-top outlaws, but basically, that part is accurate.
Tracie Cook, left, of Petersburg, Ill., and Tracy Cooley, of Springfield, pose on their motorcycles near Niantic, Ill. The two women are trying to start a local chapter of the national organization Women on Wheels.
HOBART | The intersection of Third and East streets will be closed to traffic starting Monday.
PORTAGE | The Traffic Commission on Thursday approved a limit to parking on Gateman Avenue off Swanson Road.
VALPARAISO | With a steady flow of requests to shut down streets for marathons, 5K, 10K runs, walks or other events, Valparaiso plans to develop policies and routes to avoid disrupting traffic and maintain safety.
VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Tuesday the best action to take on two requests was no action.
VALPARAISO | Melissa Lott thinks the city needs to take its celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week a step further and start a campaign to urge drivers to be more considerate, especially to pedestrians.
VALPARAISO | The city's worst intersection of the past decade is about to get a new traffic signal, and, no, it's not at the roundabout.
PORTAGE | Bernice Pankowski just wants people to stop driving their vehicles in her yard.
MERRILLVILLE | Town officials encourage motorists to use caution when traveling on Rhode Island Street.
A profanity-laden Facebook page with more than 10,000 fans is perhaps the best indication some Chicago drivers aren't exactly smiling over the city's red-light cameras.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council will consider banning texting while driving in case a statewide ban doesn't clear the General Assembly this year.
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.
Even as police officers in Indiana write accident reports, allowing trends to be analyzed each year, officers are trying to reduce accident rates. Their efforts are working.
WASHINGTON | Two out of every five drivers admit to having fallen asleep at the wheel at some point, with one in 10 saying they've done so in the past year, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study.
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