Double Track project pulls forward

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District has received federal approval to begin the final engineering phase of the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project, which will streamline South Shore service from Gary to Michigan City.

CHESTERTON — The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District can begin the final engineering phase of the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project, expected to radically improve the South Shore Line.

The federal government has given NICTD approval to enter the New Starts Engineering phase of the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant Program.

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