A locally developed plan for Northwest Indiana to improve how people get around, boost economic development and protect the environment over the next two decades has received honors from a state chapter of a national planning organization.
Besides work on railways, extensive work on roadways also has been done to get people out of their cars and relieve traffic congestion in the Region.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission recently elected new officers and named new executive board members.
Justin Kiel bought two newspapers at 17, then became La Crosse council president and serves on the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Bringing together residents, businesses and other community partners to develop long-range plans to make the Region a better place landed statewide honors for the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Northwest Indiana planners keep future in mind when maintaining, improving Region’s infrastructure, including a double-track project on South Shore Line.
Education, engagement, talent development, teamwork and informed insight, along with infrastructure, keep the Region heading in the right direction logistically, experts say.
Clean energy is in growth mode in Northwest Indiana. Employment in the industry grew 4.7% in 2018 — one of the fastest growth rates in the Midwest.
A new national designation for Northwest Indiana could help secure more federal funding to spark economic development in the Region.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission seeks public input on its draft of the coordinated public transit plan. NIRPC said the plan is a federal requirement to qualify for funding for the Federal Transit Administration program 5310, “Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities.” This federal program provides resources for eligible transit operators to […]