Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg presented his department’s budget to lawmakers Thursday as a miniature version of the administration’s mammoth infrastructure plan, with new money for transit, rail and racial justice.
Historic review panel delays approval for Westfield’s State Road 32 plans
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.Read More
United adding three new seasonal nonstop routes from Indianapolis
The flights, which will run from May 27 through Labor Day weekend, will connect Indianapolis with cities in Maine and South Carolina.Read More
Dirt-cheap flights offered as airlines rebuild battered networks
Airlines worldwide cut $1 billion of expenses a day last year to cope with the slump in passengers, and that’s given them some wiggle room to lower ticket prices.Read More
Allegiant adding nonstop service to Boston, Los Angeles
Routes to both cities begins at the end of May. The airline also plans to offer service from Indianapolis to Rapid City, South Dakota, in August for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.Read More
Boeing said Friday that the issue affected planes used by 16 airlines. The company did not say how many planes are affected or how long it will take for inspections and, if necessary, repairs.
The Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board next week will examine the plan, which would require demolishing or relocating four commercial buildings in downtown Westfield’s historic district.
United Airlines says it will train 5,000 pilots this decade, including taking on applicants with no flying experience, and plans for half of them to be women or people of color.
The man known during his campaign as “Mayor Pete” faces the first test of that potential in his first job in Washington: Selling a $2.3 trillion infrastructure program that will be paid for with corporate tax hikes.
With most liquidation efforts complete, Celadon has raised only $75 million—$45 million short of the $120 million it needed to satisfy a loan from its secured creditors.
Automakers sold more than 3.9 million vehicles during the first three months of the year, with several major companies reporting March sales that were nearly double from the same month a year earlier.
The ambitious plan, to be unveiled Wednesday, is expected to devote hundreds of billions of dollars to infrastructure, home care for the elderly and the disabled, efforts to revive manufacturing, and bolstering the nation’s electric grid, broadband access and water systems.
While significant, the cut to transportation is less than half what the district was sketching out in January, as it sought to lower operating costs amid steadily shrinking enrollment and a severe budget crunch.
Railroads of all sizes play a huge role in our economy and will continue to be essential to a robust recovery—as long as legislators can avoid interfering.
U.S. air travel is already picking up. More than 1 million people have passed through U.S. airport checkpoints each of the last 11 days, with Sunday’s total topping more than 1.5 million for the first time in more than a year.
Three pilot programs planned for this year are more than just robo-taxi and delivery-bot science experiments. They’re dry runs for the real thing—possibly coming soon.
Manufacturers and trucking groups are supportive of the legislation, but opponents, including law enforcement agencies, have raised concerns about possible damage to state infrastructure and safety on the roads.
The company said it will invest $33 million to expand its bustling Elkhart campus, which opened in 2009. It is slated to receive up to $11 million in tax credits.
The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute says its Sober Ride Indiana pilot program will provide ride credits to the first 10,000 total rides through April 5. The program coincides with St. Patrick’s Day and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Sunday marked the fourth straight day that TSA saw more than 1 million people pass through its checkpoints. That has not happened since March 2020, when travel was collapsing at the start of the pandemic.
Constructed so Monon Trail users could avoid crossing six lanes of busy traffic, the project required coordination with neighboring community groups, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Indiana Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Leading airline and business groups are asking the Biden administration to develop temporary credentials that would let travelers show they have been tested and vaccinated for COVID-19, a step that the airline industry believes will help revive travel.
Indianapolis artist Tasha Beckwith was chosen by the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s public-art selection committee to create an 11-foot-high, 75-foot-long mural depicting Madam C.J. Walker’s impact on Indianapolis.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced nearly $30 million in trail-development grants to 18 statewide recipients, with more than a third of that money going to projects in Marion, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks and Hancock counties.