NICTD President Michael Noland

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

CHESTERTON - The South Shore implemented a downscaled schedule on Monday (March 23rd) to better reflect the decreased ridership amid the COVID-19 virus.  Lakeshore Public Radio spoke with Michael Noland, President of the South Shore Line about the reduced weekday service schedule and whether or not the Double Tracking project and the West Lake Corridor project will be effected by the Coronavirus outbreak.  Noland says he thinks despite the current situation, the future projects will go on as planned.

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On this edition of the podcast the you’ll the latest on a train hauling crude oil derailing in East Chicago,  Indiana’s nine syringe exchange programs are set to expire in state law July 1, 2021 but lawmakers pushed back the death sentence for the exchange programs by one year under legislation approved by a Senate committee, Jeanie Lindsey reports on a key lawmaker scrapping a proposal to require teachers who carry guns in school to receive specialized training and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District or NICTD President Michael Noland.