Hendricks County approved the zoning for a $9 million, 2,312-space parking lot for the Indianapolis International Airport
earlier this year. Indy Park & Ride offers extra services to travelers.
Emboldened by the deal he signed to put his company’s name on the Indianapolis Colts’ new home, Forrest Lucas has launched
an arsenal of creative-some would say unorthodox-initiatives to fortify his growing company. Many of them are designed to
help Lucas Oil Products Inc. go head to head with the oil industry’s biggest players.
Helped by a combination of plant closures and better emission controls, industrial air pollution in the nine-county region
has fallen 14 percent since the economic boom of the late 1990s, a federal database shows. But even with the reductions, the
metro area will struggle to comply with reduced ground-level ozone limits announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Whether it’s southbound I-69 traffic backed up almost to Noblesville, or northbound I-465 traffic a parking lot all the way
to 56th Street, the northeast highway system is grossly inadequate at peak hours. But a report issued last month by an INDOT
consultant shows a radical, $600 million reconfiguration is in the works.
Dealer Services Corp. is an example of what happens when an entrepreneur sells his company to a bigger one and then comes
back to haunt it after he is tossed aside. In this case, the spurned entrepreneur, John Fuller, became a thorn to Adesa Inc.
a few years after its CEO sent him packing in late 2001.