Indiana Governor Holcomb sees South Shore Line projects as key to Region’s renaissance

By Dan Carden, The Times; August 31, 2019

MERRILLVILLE — Gov. Eric Holcomb remains committed to growing Northwest Indiana, and he believes the best way to do it is by double-tracking the existing South Shore commuter rail line between Gary and Michigan City and constructing the West Lake extension.

The Republican told some 200 business and community leaders at a One Region event Friday at NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville that the rail projects are certain to bring new talent to the state and spur economic development in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

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