Tag «Commuter Rail»

An Indy resident rides Minneapolis’ Northstar

Northstar at Target Field (image credit: Flickr user Chief Huddleston)

One Morning’s Journey on Northstar Commuter Rail By Ben Houle Recently I stayed (with family) for a few days in Anoka, a northwest suburb about 20 miles outside of Minneapolis. As I had business in Minneapolis and no car to use, I took the opportunity to ride the new Northstar commuter rail line into town. A …

NE Corridor Opportunities Pt 1 – 22nd Street

A vision of revitalization w/ Transit (image source: Smart Growth Indy)

Over the next five weeks I will profile 5 possible neighborhoods poised to benefit from the controversial NE Corridor line in Indianapolis that fall within the Marion County portion of the line.  The corridor in focus is one proposed by Indyconnect, and would originate at Union Station in downtown Indy, and terminate in downtown Noblesville, …