By: Zach | June 11, 2018

On Monday June 11, Vice President Adamson sent Governor Holcomb a letter, along with the signatures of over 100 residents, urging him to use his voice to create a lasting legacy in our Capital City.


Holcomb Letter

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Tags: Rethink 65 70, Governor 

By: Zach | June 10, 2018

Road Work Ahead

Beginning on July 1, INDOT will close a portion of I-65. Drivers along this stretch are encouraged to plan now for alternate routes. The estimated reopen date for this project is August 5. 

Official word from INDOT: 

INDOT will close portions of I-65 in Indianapolis beginning July 1, 2018 for bridge preservation projects. The estimated date to reopen the interstate is August 5, 2018. Contractors will be rehabbing seven bridges along the stretch of I-65. This is not part of the highly-publicized North Split project. 

Southbound Interstate 65 between the I-65/I-465 interchange on the northwest side of Indianapolis will be closed. During the closure, I-65 southbound traffic on the northwest side will be detoured via ...

Category: Notice 

Tags: INDOT, Construction, Detour 

By: Zach | June 08, 2018

City Council Vice President and Mayor Joe Hogsett

Residents pack in for a standing room only, City County Council Department of Public Works Committee Hearing. On the agenda: A presentation by the ReThink I65/I70 group. 
City Council Vice President, and Chairman of the DPW Committee planed for the presentation to give the public at large, as well as the Indiana Dept of Transportation, the opportunity to see first hand the damage that will be done if the upcoming fix on the North Split is not done correctly, and avoiding the mistakes made by previous interstate projects. Mistakes that have cost the city and the state millions in lost property tax values, and lost quality of life for the communities living near by. 

At the end of the meeting, we learned the exciting news that Mayor H...

Category: Notice 

Tags: Rethink 65 70, Mayor 

By: Zach | May 12, 2018

Community Project

People’s Planning Academy seeks applicants for $2,500 Thriving Neighborhood Challenge award
Application to receiving funding for neighborhood projects opens today

 

INDIANAPOLIS – Calling all community creators, imaginative implementers, and block builders: do you have an idea that will make your neighborhood a healthier, happier, and more resilient place to live? The People’s Planning Academy invites you to submit your idea for a chance to win $2,500 to make it happen!

 

Potential projects for the Thriving Neighborhood Challenge should be resident-led initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life in your neighborhood.

 

Applications are open for the Thriving Neighborhood Challenge beginning today. Selected teams will ...

By: Zach | April 25, 2018

A lot has happened since the last post on this issue. Many folks out there, who follow me on social media, have been getting live updates, but so much has happened since the last post, I thought it was time for a thorough update.

As you’ll remember from the previous post, over the last few months I’ve met with management teams from CSX. I implored them to find ways to reverse their recent decisions to increase the traffic on their lines that results in more time our major arteries are blocked, especially since these decisions have also resulted in a huge spike in the number of incidents where the trains actually stop on the tracks for literally hours at a time.

Category: Notice 

Tags: CSX, Trains, Crossing