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VIDEO UPDATE: Visit our YouTube channel to see the public engagement sessions for the Dune Park, Hammond South and Gary Metro TDDs.



Leaders from across the seven-county Northwest Indiana region, including the RDA’s president and CEO Sherri Ziller, traveled to Indianapolis in December 2021 to ask state officials for more than $50 million in READI grant funding to drive economic development. Watch Sherri and the rest of the team make their case here.

Hammond transit development district eyed as downtown catalyst

Draft Hammond TDD  includes areas north and south of the Grand Cal

South Shore 11th Street station to close for Double Track project

Federal coronavirus relief aids South Shore projects

Ziller: NWI will bounce back with rail expansion and local development

South Shore projects, years in the making, cross the starting line in 2020

East Chicago growth opportunities targeted in transit-oriented development plan

Transit district to boost Portage’s north side plan


Transit Development Districts Presented for Munster-Dyer and Ogden Dunes Stations

RDA Approves 2021 Budget

South Shore Expansion Project Breaks Ground

RDA Release Draft Boundaries for Munster Dyer and Ogden Dunes Transit Development Districts

RDA to Host Public Engagement Session for Munster Ridge Road Transit Development District

RDA Release Draft Boundaries for the Munster Ridge Road Transit Development District

Federal Transportation Administration Advances $50.6 Million for South Shore Double Track Project

RDA, Community Leadership Collaborate on Design of Transit Development Districts

Construction to Begin in October on West Lake Corridor

Patrick Lyp Appointed to RDA Board of Directors

RDA Sets Aside an Additional $30 Million for the West Lake Corridor Project


Year in Review: All the developments in the West Lake and Double Track comuter trail expansion projects in 2019

NICTD’s Board approves construction agreements with Hammond, Munster and Dyer for the West Lake Corridor.

RDA President and CEO Bill Hanna discusses the state of Northwest Indiana with Inside Indiana Business.

West Lake receives permission to enter into engineering, the penultimate step in securing federal participation in the project.

How Transit Oriented Development could work in Northwest Indiana.

RDA boosts Brownfield loan to City of Gary for former Methodist Church project

Extensive marina renovations and a new Harborwalk, funded in part by the RDA, are paying off for East Chicago.

RDA and IFA Boards approve financial plan for Double Track project

NIRPC, the RDA and the NWI Forum have received another $600,000 from EPA for brownfield remediation.

RDA President and CEO Bill Hanna talks with Inside Indiana Business about progress on the West Lake Corridor

The State of Indiana expands its commitment to commuter rail expansion in Northwest Indiana

The FTA has given the West lake Corridor project a “medium-high” rating, the second-highest rating, making it eligible for a matching grant.

RDA Brownfields loan helps secure a $40 million senior housing project in East Chicago.

South Shore Extension Moves Closer to Fruition


Feds approve South Shore Line's Double Track environmental work

Transit Development District Steering Committee Continues Work

Transit Development District Holds May Meeting

Community Engagement Conference Highlights Importance of Regional Connectivity

Funding For South Shore Considered by Congress