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South Shore ridership ends year on upswing

South Shore ridership ends year on upswing

Evening commuters exit a South Shore Line train from Chicago at the East Chicago station in 2011. The South Shore commuter railroad ended 2011 with five straight months of year-over-year ridership increases, according to year-end data.

January 13, 2012 11:56 am
Legislative preview: transportation

Legislative preview: transportation

Evening commuters exit a South Shore Line train from Chicago at the East Chicago station. Northwest Indiana lawmakers likely will propose measures to extend the South Shore Line to Lowell and Valparaiso, prompted by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, who has promised federal funding f…

January 13, 2012 11:56 am
South Shore ridership drops in 2013

South Shore ridership drops in 2013

Evening commuters exit a South Shore Line train from Chicago at the East Chicago station in 2011. The South Shore boarded 3.61 million passengers in 2013 between South Bend and Chicago, as compared to 3.67 million in 2012.

January 13, 2012 11:56 am
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POTW March 27-April 2 - SEGREGATE_10

Evening commuters exit a South Shore Line train from Chicago at the East Chicago station on Wednesday. Recent census figures show an increase of minority populations in northwest Indiana towns, yet most communities remain fairly segregated.

April 04, 2011 11:14 am
Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Evening commuters exit a South Shore Line train from Chicago at the East Chicago station.

March 31, 2011 9:45 am
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The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District is considering increasing fares by 5 percent across the board on South Shore trains effective Feb. 15.

March 31, 2011 9:40 am
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