U.S., Indiana: South Shore double track project between Michigan City and Gary to enter engineering phase

From South Bend Tribune; February 13, 2020 A project to cut South Shore train commute times between northwest Indiana communities…

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U.S., Indiana: How the South Shore team works round-the-clock to keep trains moving

By Jim Pinkerton, Reporter, WSBT 22; February 6, 2020 As many as 12,000 people a day ride the South Shore…

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Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District’s West Lake Corridor Project cleared to enter New Starts Engineering phase

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; October 8, 2019 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) approved the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation…

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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…

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Indiana: Michigan City finalizes contribution to proposed South Shore Double Track

By Stan Maddux, Correspondent, The Times; August 22, 2019 MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City has set in stone its contribution of…

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South Shore Line to operate Indiana shuttle service

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; August 5, 2019 The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) last week partnered with the city…

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Federal Transit Administration gives favorable rating to proposed Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District commuter-rail extension

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 26, 2019 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has given the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District…

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Indiana: Rail projects top infrastructure investments

By Andrew Steele, The Times, nwi.com; March 10, 2019 The web of commuter rail that spreads from downtown Chicago into…

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South Shore, Chicago Metra firm up partnership through 2024

By Andrew Steele, Kokomo Perspective.com; February 27, 2019 CHESTERTON — Terms of the track-usage and service partnership between the South Shore…

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Indiana’s South Shore eyes new rail cars, other upgrades in capital plans

By Andrew Steele, The Times; February 4, 2019 The South Shore Line has designated $40 million over five years starting…

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The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Formally Submits Entry Into Engineering Request to the Federal Transit Administration for the West Lake Corridor Project

A Press Release From NICTD, Valpolife.com; September 5, 2018 The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), operator of the South…

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Chicago to Indiana: All aboard to South Shore expansion plans? Winning public support still a goal, RDA official says

Opinion By Jerry Davich, Reporter, Post-Tribune, Chicago Tribune; March 6, 2018 My personal history with the South Shore railroad goes…

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Indiana lawmakers smooth path for South Shore commuter rail expansion

By Nora Colomer, The Bond Buyer; February 6, 2018 Legislation paving way for a $1 billion expansion of a northern…

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Indiana: Transit advisers greet opportunities, challenges

By Andrew Steele, nwi.com; November 13, 2017 MERRILLVILLE — Monday’s inaugural meeting of a steering committee that will “provide information and…

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Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority: Momentum, Support Build for South Shore Rail Expansion

By Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, Valpolife.com; October 2, 2017 Backed by strong economic growth projections provided by the Northwest…

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