The West Lake Corridor Rail Project appears to be on the fast track. The U.S. Department of Transportation on May 29 announced the project, which involves construction of a new eight-mile rail line extending from Hammond on the north to Dyer in the south, with four new stations, will receive $100 million in federal dollars […]
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 passenger rail expansion movement has spurred Region leaders and developers to think beyond the usual growth projects.
The double-tracking proposal is moving through the process and The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, which is overseeing the project, remains optimistic construction will begin in 2021
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 […]
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, operator of the South Shore Line railroad, has requested the West Lake Corridor Project be included in the New Starts Engineering phase of the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant. NICTD said its request was made in partnership with the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and the Indiana Finance […]