South Shore News

20 Jan 2017

Plan helps developers near South Shore corridor



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20 Jan 2017

Indiana lawmakers look to develop South Shore Line



INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state lawmaker is pushing for transit-oriented development projects in northwest Indiana. Rep. Hal Slager, a Republican from Schererville, is sponsoring a bill that would create a Sales Tax Increment Financing district within a half-mile of the tracks of the current South Shore rail.

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19 Jan 2017

Chicago Auto Show



For those heading to the Chicago Auto Show, let the SSL be your ride! Normally, we serve McCormick Place station on weekends.  However, during the 2017 Chicago Auto Show we also stop select weekday trains at McCormick Place. Check out the below chart for more information on trains that will be stopping. 

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16 Dec 2016

NICTD Board Approves Resolution on West Lake Corridor Project



The NICTD Board unanimously approved a resolution today endorsing the Hammond Alternative Option 2 as the staff recommended Locally Preferred Alternative subject to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) public review period commencing on December 16, 2016 and ending on February 3, 2017.  To review the DEIS or to learn more about the comment process visit the West Lake Project website at http://www.nictdwestlake.com/index.html

 

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15 Dec 2016

WEST LAKE CORRIDOR PROJECT DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT AND SCHEDULES FOR THREE PUBLIC HEARINGS



The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) as project sponsor to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Section 4 (f) Evaluation pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act for the West Lake Corridor Project.

The DEIS evaluated an extension of the South Shore Line between the Munster/Dyer area and Metra’s Millennium Station in Downtown Chicago. The DEIS documents the benefits and impacts of the alternatives considered and is available on the Project website www.nictdwestlake.com for public comment and review, from December 16, 2016 to February 3, 2017.

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