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.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority is considering using its taxpayer-financed Airport Development Zone fund to pay consultants who arranged the 40-year privatization deal signed last month.
ST. PAUL, Minn. | President Barack Obama on Wednesday kicked of the push for a new four-year transportation bill that would put $300 billion, or about $75 billion per year, into America's highways and mass transit systems.
January's deep freeze and blizzards cut into builders plans for new homes in Northwest Indiana, with just 36 new home construction permits issues as compared to 46 in the same month last year.
The Indiana House approved Tuesday an amendment to a Senate bill that could significantly change the trajectory of Indiana's energy efficiency programs, which are popular with customers of NIPSCO and other utilities.
SCHERERVILLE: The director of a Purdue University program providing technical assistance to Hoosier companies, health care providers and governments will be the keynote speaker at the noon March 14 meeting of the Lake County Advancement Committee at Teibel's Restaurant.
Single-family homes sales in Northwest Indiana decreased 5.8 percent in January, breaking a streak of 30 straight months of year-over-year increases, according to sales figures from the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors has approved a contract with the Jasper County Tourism Commission to provide tourism promotion in an area well-known for its outdoor recreation.
CROWN POINT | Public officials made it known local emergency responders will need help if the Illiana Expressway is built.
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.
A hearing on the proposed Cline Avenue Bridge on Wednesday within 1 mile of the demolished structure showed the same divisions remain when it comes to its planned replacement.
Residents living along the planned route of the Illiana Expressway are growing more concerned as drill rigs and surveyors make appearances on properties and states prepare to round up final approvals.
The private investment group that owns the former Cline Avenue Bridge right-of-way anticipates beginning construction of a new toll bridge this year, according to a top area planner.
NiSource Inc. reported 2013 earnings at the upper end of its forecast on Tuesday and CEO Robert Skaggs Jr. addressed persistent takeover rumors that arose last month.
State regulators on Monday approved NIPSCO's plan for $1.07 billion in electric system upgrades and yearly rate increases that could reach a cumulative total of 6 percent by 2020.
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.
When Dave Shafer was appointed to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission in 1992, people were talking about traffic congestion on the Borman Expressway.
SCHERERVILLE | South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Speros Batistatos offered a strong defense of moving the South Shore Air Show to Fair Oaks Farms before the Lake County Advancement Committee on Friday.
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.
Indiana American Water is requesting a statewide rate hike that would increase bills for Northwest Indiana customers by 17.2 percent.
Gary Public Transportation Corp. General Manager Daryl Lampkins has submitted his resignation after being offered a top executive post at the Maryland Transit Administration.
The public can comment on the Tier II Draft Environmental Impact Study and the route chosen for the Illiana Expressway at two public hearings next week.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator is already talking to prospects for the post of airport manager and plans to have someone on the job by the end of March at the latest.
January's sub-zero temperatures and snow storms iced the gaming market in Northwest Indiana, with revenues overall at the five gaming boats dropping 17 percent to open the year, according to the January revenue report from the Indiana Gaming Commission.
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