HAMMOND | City Council members raised concerns Monday about the lack of information provided regarding the potential expansion of the South Shore commuter train line.
HOBART | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky on Monday night issued a powerful call for local communities to ante up for the South Shore Line extension in the next three weeks so Northwest Indiana can take its rightful place in the global economy.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Friday sent a strong message to state legislators that proceeds from closing a tax loophole should go to local communities and be used for mass transit, including buses.
In 2008, three propaganda mailers costing $130,000 were sent to Northwest Indiana taxpayers promoting the alleged need to expand the South Shore. A new effort is being repeated in 2014 to promote this same $1 billion albatross.
The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.
A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station. On March 10 at 6 p.m., Emerging Leaders of Northwest Indiana, is hosting “Laying Tracks for the Future,” an informational event in support of rail expansion.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will tell the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce about the benefits of expanding the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer at its noon luncheon March 19 at Ameristar Casino, in East Chicago.
A new collaboration among Northwest Indiana young leadership groups has put out a call to action to expand the South Shore line, and a host of local businesses, universities and organizations have joined the Emerging Leaders Network in its cause.
A 19-year-old Merrillville man was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon in connection with Monday's vandalism at the South Shore Gary Metro Station, police said.
I am sick and tired of legislators saying the South Shore Line will bring jobs and money. I don't see many towns that have it having a lot of money or jobs.
The $4 million in annual savings expected from a legislative plan to close a Lake County tax loophole may be used to fund expanding the South Shore Line.
Boosters of allowing bicycles on South Shore trains rolled a bit closer to their goal Thursday when the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission authorized spending $205,000 to study how that can be done.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., will be keynote speaker at a forum to promote the extension of the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer at the Avalon Manor, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on March 10.
DYER | Dyer Town Council members on Thursday heard a wide range of opinions on extending the South Shore commuter rail line to their suburban community of 16,400 people.
INDIANAPOLIS | Nine Northwest Indiana Democratic state lawmakers decided Tuesday they will fight to return the $4 million expected to be saved by closing a Lake County tax loophole to the county and the three casino cities that generate the revenue.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Friday voted 7-0 to provide $8 million per year for building an extension of the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer.
Saturday morning flurries were the start of an expected 1 to 2 inches of fresh snow as temperatures began to climb.
The office of U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Indiana has released a short informational video on commuter rail expansion.
After reading the article on the massive expansion of the South Shore Line to south Lake County not requiring any new taxation, I was somewhat skeptical.
Our grandparents and parents invested in the infrastructure of Northwest Indiana so we might prosper today. They built the steel mills, oil refineries, harbors, highways, and rail lines, including the South Shore, which established our region as the industrial transportation hub of our country.
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