Indiana: Transit advisers greet opportunities, challenges

By Andrew Steele,; November 13, 2017

MERRILLVILLE — Monday’s inaugural meeting of a steering committee that will “provide information and guidance” regarding development around commuter railroad stations helped illustrate the opportunities and challenges facing communities along the South Shore Line and its planned West Lake Corridor.

The committee, with a representative from each of the nine municipalities home to a current or proposed station, was established this year by state legislation that allows creation of transit development districts, or TDDs, around the stations.

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