Landing $173 million in federal funds signaled to state leaders the long-awaited start of construction to the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project has arrived.
Years of planning and preparation have made expanded commuter rail service a reality in Northwest Indiana.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, operator of the South Shore Line, received approval from the Federal Transportation Administration to begin final engineering for its Double Track Northwest Indiana Project.
The West Lake Corridor Project, which would extend the South Shore Line eight miles and provide new rail service to Hammond, Munster and Dyer, has cleared another hurdle. The Federal Transit Administration recently gave the project a medium-high rating, according to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. The rating was needed for the West Lake […]