The Munster Times. September 18, 2015
Dyer should welcome prospect of rail facility.
Thanks to the thinking of visionaries like Daniel Burnham, Chicago has a lakefront that makes other major cities jealous. In Northwest Indiana, the visionaries who have worked for decades to extend commuter rail service along the West Lake Corridor deserve praise, too.
This is a giant project — and extremely costly — but it will pay enormous dividends. The South Shore Line service, along with the maintenance facility it will require, will be an economic boon to the entire region, not just the host communities.
A project this big requires elected officials to think big,...