Last week's article focused on the growing dependence on transportation infrastructure between Illinois and Wisconsin. The combination of expanding infrastructure to connect new and existing developments was highlighted. Building a true Mega-Metro Center along the lake means having a great supporting infrastructure, but I was surprised at some of the feedback.
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th into Wisconsin and really did not look at Indiana. In taking a look at the region to the southeast, he is right. Indiana is very important and there are a lot of people already making the commute into Illinois from Indiana, not only by car but by the South Shore Railroad.
There is a lot of movement in Indiana to expand the South Shore Railroad down to Lowell and Valparaiso. The cost es......Full article >>>
What about bottlenecks?
All of the air and rail infrastructure expansion sounds very good, but the highway connections still leave much to be desired. Someone in Indiana should really look into this from a tourism standpoint.
Last weekend, we went on a tour with a car club that included going to Purdue University
, a Frank Lloyd ......Full article >>>
It seems like more people drive up to Wisconsin rather than off to Indiana and Michigan for weekend getaways. I have even known boaters changing their slips from Michigan to Wisconsin due to the differences in drive times to get to their destinations.
Maybe it's because people just want to get to their destination and be tourists, instead of sitting in traffic for ......Full article >>>
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