South Shore Line
LOWELL | In a 3-2 vote Monday, the Town Council committed a portion of its economic development income tax money to support extension of the South Shore commuter rail line.
I still remember the first time that I rode to Chicago on the South Shore Railroad by myself. It was 1982, my senior year in high school, and I was going downtown to be inducted into the military at the old MEP Center on Michigan Avenue.
SCHERERVILLE │ U.S. Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, provided a legislative update Friday to members of the Lake County Advancement Committee during its monthly meeting at Teibel’s Family Restaurant.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. is the special guest of the April 9 edition of the Political Roundtable.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.
It's become an all-to-common scene in Lake County: Box-laden dollies being tugged up the metal ramps of moving trucks as folks seek greener pastures elsewhere.
It looks like history may be in the making with recent approval to fund a bikes-on-trains study for the South Shore Line.
I want to board the train.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.
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.
A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station.
DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in building local support and funding to expand the South Shore Line to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals approved this month by the Indiana General Assembly.
GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday pledged to contribute $20,000 a year toward the proposed South Shore Line extension to Dyer.
WINFIELD | The Town Council on Tuesday gave conditional approval to committing money to the South Shore Line extension.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence likely will ink up his veto stamp next week, but isn't yet saying which proposals approved by the General Assembly he might reject.
Tonight, the Griffith Town Council will make a major decision – whether to contribute to regional economic development by designating a portion of the town's County Economic Development Income Tax proceeds to aid in expanding the South Shore Line to Dyer. We encourage council members to vote yes.
INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | A key piece in the puzzle of how to pay for expansion of the South Shore Line to Dyer fell into place late Thursday night.
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