Central Indiana Commuter Services started offering service this month between Franklin and the Defense Finance & Accounting Services facility in Indianapolis.
Develop Indy, the economic development arm of Indianapolis, is working on a merger with the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce that has suburban economic development professionals concerned central Indiana will lose an independent voice in marketing the region to new business.
Connecting rural bus systems with one another and with IndyGo must happen before commuter rail becomes a reality.
The Westfield planning commission has asked city employees to further review the 1,400-acre mixed-use project that could include
thousands of homes, shops, a YMCA and a baseball stadium.
Indianapolis’ successful suburbs are rapidly surrounding the city. More important, tax and cultural shifts
are starting to drain Marion County.
The Washington Township Schools Foundation on the north side is among those that wants to raise money
for buildings and other high-cost needs.
Dale Cheatham, who starts work Jan. 4, was city manager of The Colony, Texas, a growing community of
40,000, for eight years. Before that, he spent four years as city manager of Watauga, Texas.
Short sales and foreclosures in this 2,200-unit development began cropping up several years ago and continue today.