The path to extension of commuter rail service to south Lake County has been stalled for years, but not derailed. The Indiana General Assembly's study of the issue this summer could finally grease the wheels of progress.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board of trustees hopes a new strategic business plan will benefit House Bill 1450, legislation the General Assembly will look at during summer session on how the NICTD is governed.
South Shore Line conductor Randy Jackson of Chesterton ensures all passengers are on board an eastbound train during a stop at the McCormick Place NICTD/Metra station last March.
CHESTERTON | Ridership on the South Shore commuter railroad fell 1 percent in 2012, impacted by slow job growth in Chicago's Loop as well as a slow holiday shopping season, according to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.
A nearly unanimous Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board on Friday blasted a bill that would increase Lake County's representation on the board from its current two members to five.
More than 12 hours after a tractor-trailer incident halted South Shore train service, the commuter rail line started running again Saturday night.
HAMMOND | The sculptors responsible for the creation of the Flick statue, as well as the Orville Redenbacher statue found in Valparaiso and numerous other statues all over the world, will present other works while educating visitors on the bronze statue making process during the Explore the …
CROWN POINT | A Gary man wanted in connection with a throat-slashing at the East Chicago South Shore station last month is being held at the Lake County Jail, officials said Monday.
A fare increase is unlikely and South Shore commuter train schedules should see no significant changes under a 2013 business plan approved by Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District trustees on an 8-0 vote Friday.
EAST CHICAGO | Police are searching for a man who slashed another man's throat during a robbery at the South Shore station Monday night.
CHICAGO | All lanes on the Dan Ryan Expressway at the ramp for the inbound Chicago Skyway were expected open at 5 a.m. Wednesday after the installation of shoring towers and the removal of portions of a concrete bridge after they were damaged Tuesday.
South Shore Line train passengers can expect delays during rush hour Monday morning as the railroad continues to deal with damage to one of its substations caused by a downed power line in Porter.
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Fare revenue on the South Shore commuter railroad is up about $900,000, or 7.6 percent, in the first eight months of this year despite flat ridership numbers.
PORTER COUNTY | Police are investigating six thefts of copper wiring from the South Shore railroad tracks, officials said.
CHICAGO | Construction workers slid a 2,350-ton blue truss bridge into place on Saturday over Torrence Avenue in Hegewisch, which will soon replace one of the oldest bridges on the South Shore line.
A project to install Wi-Fi in South Shore trains has been short-circuited by a sudden lack of interest on the part of the vendor, who was providing equipment in exchange for the right to sell ads on the home page.
This map, provided by the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, details the new Gary Air Show locations for the July 2012 show.
MERRILLVILLE | Jeff Lewis talks about the design and contruction of the IBEW Local 697 building at the Innovators Cafe sponsored by the Society of Innovators Thursday, June 14, 2012.
A new South Shore poster was unveiled Thursday in Merrillville at the Innovators Cafe sponsored by the Society of Innovators.
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