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Transportation And Logistics

Trucking company in Gary is hiring drivers, mechanics

GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.

December 10, 2013 4:00 pm
Gary airport pollution headed to Newton County landfill

Gary airport pollution headed to Newton County landfill

GARY | Pollution at the Gary/Chicago International Airport will end up in a landfill in Newton County, after a massive undertaking that will require a fleet of trucks to make three round trips a day. Sixty trucks soon will haul off the worse-than-anticipated ground pollution that has delaye…

August 12, 2013 11:55 am Photos


Muhammad: Intermodal operation piqued interest of businesses

Consulting-firm owner Adrian Muhammad said he remains interested in working to develop transportation infrastructure in Gary despite his firm's being accused of owing more than $267,000 for a feasibility study of building an intermodal business park on land United States Steel Corp. owns.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Our community cannot afford to lose bus service

Regional bus services — easygo Lake Transit, easygo Chicago and complementary paratransit — might not be available after June 30 because of a lack of funding. If you think this doesn't affect you, you might want to rethink that idea.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am

Broad Street to reopen in Griffith

GRIFFITH | Downtown Broad Street is slated to reopen this week, town officials said.

July 20, 2011 5:22 pm

Walmart distributor locates in Hammond, brings 120 jobs

The subsidiary of a Michigan-based logistics firm will provide transportation and distribution management services at a Hammond facility for Walmart, providing 120 jobs.

July 18, 2011 12:10 pm

EDITORIAL: Plan now for next phase of airport's growth

The runway expansion at Gary/Chicago International Airport finally has begun. OK, so now what?

July 15, 2011 12:00 am

Intermodal development given OK

LAPORTE | Construction of the extension of rail lines into Kingsbury Industrial Park for an intermodal facility could get under way next month.

June 22, 2011 3:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Breaking ground for economic expansion

The Gary/Chicago International Airport expansion, now under way, has been a long time coming. According to original predictions, the $153 million project was to have been completed by now. But finally the work has officially begun, breaking ground not just for the runway expansion but also f…

May 27, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Flag down an easygo bus and try it yourself

Build it and they will come. That might work for a baseball field in Iowa, but it's not so simple when you're "selling" expanded routes and schedules for fixed-route buses in Northwest Indiana.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am

Transportation secretary to speak at local rail summit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be the keynote speaker at a Feb. 24 summit in Chesterton addressing current and future opportunities in rail in northern Indiana.

February 09, 2011 11:30 am

Kingsbury jobs project off table

A shipping and warehousing development using rail in Kingsbury that would have produced hundreds of new jobs has hit the brakes.

January 25, 2011 1:13 pm

Portage panel reviews building

PORTAGE | The Development Review Committee on Tuesday reviewed a site plan for an expansion of M&R Trucking facilities, 5380 Melton Road.

January 19, 2011 12:00 am

Bailey Street could receive improvements

PORTAGE | A project has been proposed to improve Bailey Street and its intersection with U.S. 20.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
Top local business stories in 2010

Top local business stories in 2010

Labor unions' strikes halt construction work

December 26, 2010 12:00 am Photos


CN finishes Griffith project

CN finishes Griffith project

GRIFFITH | Canadian National Railway has completed construction of a major rail connection in Griffith.

December 21, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Airport expansion on fast track

Gary/Chicago International Airport is much closer to getting its runway expansion project off the ground, now that the airport finally has an agreement on moving railroad tracks from the edge of the runway.

November 09, 2010 12:00 am Related
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