Sherri Ziller, who has been with the RDA since 2006 and has served as chief operating officer since 2012, succeeds Bill Hanna.
The NICTD Board of Trustees on Monday approved the purchase of several items of infrastructure and hardware for the project, which would upgrade the South Shore Line between Gary and Michigan City with a second set of tracks, new bridges and upgraded stations.
A proposed transit development district around the future Hammond Gateway commuter railroad station is being eyed as key to the revitalization…
A bid opening early this month revealed a proposal to perform the railroad, bridge and train station work for about $400 million, far exceeding engineers' estimates that anticipated a price of about $228 million.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority took the final steps Thursday to begin applying a $1.2 million federal grant to ongoing transit-oriented development planning efforts.
The parking lot will be extended eastward with 82 additional spaces.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that NICTD would receive about $24.6 million for the Double Track project, and just under $44 million for the West Lake project.
WSP will be paid nearly $17.1 million, according to a contract approved Monday.
Hanna is resigning effective Feb. 12 to accept a position in the private sector.
Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled a 2021 legislative agenda Thursday that largely seeks to build on the Republican's first-term accomplishments.
The TDDs can cover 320 acres, or one-half square mile, and the draft boundaries for the two stations covered on Wednesday and Thursday evenings will each have territory in two municipalities.
The RDA will host online public forums regarding the TDDs this week.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Board of Trustees approved a contract Monday for demolition work in Michigan City in preparation for the project.
TDDs around South Shore and West Lake Corridor stations will initially cover a total of one-half square mile, or 320 acres.
Local and state leadership attended a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the West Lake Corridor Project.
It promises “a future filled with a growing population; robust economic growth; plentiful, good-paying jobs that recognize the value of human labor, and a vastly enhanced quality of place.”
The FTA gave the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District’s Double Track project a $50.6 million vote of confidence Wednesday.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the contract, which would pay the Paschen/Ragnar Benson joint venture almost $555 million as the design-build team.
Railroad traffic is a given in Munster, and it’s tied to major projects in the community.
A Thursday evening tweet from President Donald Trump gave a $100 million vote of confidence to the South Shore Line’s West Lake Corridor proje…
South Shore Line ridership has dropped to about 5% of its normal level as the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep most commuters at home.
House Bill 1279 would allow the RDA to create a local development entity to engage directly with private companies with interest in financing and performing development projects, and to "solicit and accept private or public funding" to promote the development in Transit Development Districts.
The state Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a bill Thursday that would give the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority the ab…
The Double Track and West Lake corridor projects are advancing in a federal grant program, getting them one step closer to receiving funding.