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CSX: Buckled train track caused 23-car derailment in June in Princeton
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Gary officials seek casino move, freight hub for Buffington Harbor
Consultants say relocating gambling facility could generate more revenue and other economic development opportunities
Monday, October 15, 2018
Bird scooters: Lafayette gives reprieve on cease and desist order
Monday, October 15, 2018
APA teams with Cupertino Aviation Club with eye on building interest in flight
The program also uses the Condor 2 simulator, which Beckenbaur said can help drop the number of required flights for a pilot’s license from about 35 to 20
Monday, October 15, 2018
Purdue campus plan: Function and feel the goal of new 50-year plan
New 50-year campus plan envisions more hybrid academic residence halls, pedestrian plazas instead of streets and the elimination of ‘the island’
Sunday, October 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: No scooters on Indiana highways
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Loans will aid Hammond industrial project, Gary City Church garden
South Bend developer is working on three projects in Hammond, ranging in size from 200,000 to 500,000 square feet
Friday, October 12, 2018
Cumberland completes Buck Creek Trail project
Friday, October 12, 2018
Bike and pedestrian path master plan receives OK from Goshen City Council
Also outlines a number of other recommendations in the areas of education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation which offer significant opportunities for efficiencies in program implementatio
Friday, October 12, 2018
State on board, funding in place for Dubois County's Midwest Corridor study
$7 million cost will be funded with local money — half from private industry and half from public municipalities
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Interactive mapping helps Jasper inform its citizens of 2-mile roadway project
Will be updated by the Jasper Engineering Department GIS Service as work pushes along on replacing 80-year-old water lines
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Gary airport welcomed first international flight with a splash
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Huntingburg approves $350,000 funding for Midwest Corridor study
It is the proposed bypass road that would ultimately connect Dubois County to I-69
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Scooter rules sought by Bloomington Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Commission
Like bicylists, riders could be prohibited from riding on the city’s most pedestrian-congested sidewalks in downtown
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Railroad company considering Peru for new production line
Progress Rail also considering moving its entire Peru operation to facility in Muncie
Monday, October 8, 2018
LaPorte County set for more semi truck traffic on already congested U.S. 20
Law enforcement officials believe many drivers will want to avoid 35 percent increase for traveling the Indiana  Toll Road
Saturday, October 6, 2018
'A HIDDEN TREASURE:' Work underway to improve walking path through Loop Island
Friday, October 5, 2018
Bird electric scooters: Lafayette issues cease and desist, promises to impound
Ccity asking for time to come up with regulations and a pilot program “to address all types of personal conveyance vehicles and sharing operations”
Thursday, October 4, 2018
South Shore Line unveils bird-inspired train
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Rails to Trails path would start in New Albany
63-mile trail of abandoned CSX tracks would connect five counties
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Suddenly they are everywhere in Bloomington: Scooter, bike share growth still an open question
“One of the challenges is people look at this stuff and the knee-jerk reaction is to try to contain it and over-regulate it,” says city director of economic and sustainable development department
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Anderson wants $1.8 million in TIF funds for $8.3 million bus terminal
Plan is to construct a 16,000 square foot three-story building at the intersection of 13th and Jackson streets
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Lewisville Town Council takes a stand against wind turbines, joining Sulphur Springs
Seeks to have metered parking on U.S. 40 in downtown
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Bloomington, Monroe County business success tempered by government failure, survey says
Cook Group president said the biggest opportunity to come from the survey results is the chance to step back and look at how various levels of government are structured
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Great Lakes freighters moved 10 million tons in August 2018, about par for last five years
Sunday, September 30, 2018
South Shore rehabilitating, replacing electric infrastructure
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Jeffersonville moves ahead with plans for $30 million development
"It will be a very nice vehicle for tax revenue for generations to come," Mayor Mike Moore says
Sunday, September 30, 2018
$20 million in state incentives targeted to help airport lure international flights
A task force led by the airport has identified Mexico City as a target for nonstop service
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Connersville group works on downtown enhancement
Friday, September 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Gary sinks in vortex of financial mismanagement
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Study: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative boosts economy as well as environment
The list of nearly 4,000 GLRI projects includes 153 in Indiana, totaling about $118 million in funding
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Police, Vincennes Community School Corp. to put officers on buses
To target motorists who commit school bus stop arm violations
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Chicago to Cleveland in 28 minutes? Supporters working to make hyperloop a reality
While skeptics question its technical, economic and practical feasibility, supporters envision a transformational technology
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Train companies no longer face any penalty in Indiana for blocking street crossings
Indiana Supreme Court justices unanimously agreed that Indiana law, which has been on the books since 1865, was pre-empted by a 1995 federal statute
Monday, September 24, 2018
Mussels, wetlands, bats: I-69 bridge report to determine natural resources impact
Bat species with known habitats in the areas affected by the project include the federally endangered Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat
Friday, September 21, 2018
FARMS AMID SMOKESTACKS? New Carlisle residents worried about industrial park
Proposed Indiana Enterprise Center encompasses 22,000 acres and is dominated by farmland
Friday, September 21, 2018
Vincennes and Knox County pull out of state's first regionally-focused Stellar Communities
Officials said the application process is taking more time and effort than they originally thought and look to next year
Friday, September 21, 2018
State board approves deal hiking Toll Road truck rates in exchange for $1 billion
The one-time rate hike does not apply to passenger vehicles
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Blue Chip Casino launches $11 million expansion of Michigan City event space
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Jasper commits $1.4 million for Midstate Corridor study
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Goshen's bicycle, pedestrian master plan approved
Has one master list of 33 projects recommended for implementation by the city
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Opponents of Indiana Toll Road fee increases call them costly and dangerous
Area legislators were largely stunned by the secret negotiations since the 156-mile roadway cuts through their territory
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
'It's gut-wrenching:' 373 fatal crashes in NWI Region claim 404 lives over five years
Most happen on the perilous interstate corridor shared by I-80/94 and I-90, including the Indiana Toll Road
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sherman Minton Bridge, linking Floyd County and Louisville, renewal to begin in 2021
Project to cost $90 million and take up to three years to complete
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
21-mile section of Indiana 37 is now officially part of I-69
Tuesday, September 18, 2018






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