October 4, 2017, 10am PDT
Partnering with the private sector carries risks. Witness the mess that followed the selection of a private firm to build an interstate in Indiana in 2014 that Vice President Mike Pence should have prevented in his prior position as governor.
August 25, 2015, 7am PDT
A $63 million investment to build the Cultural Trail in Indianapolis has returned $1 billion in increased property value and other economic benefits since 2008.
July 20, 2015, 11am PDT
With backing from Mayor Greg Ballard, Indianapolis' new zoning ordinance has been "tweaked" to allow developers to lower parking minimums if options to reduce driving are provided. Also, EV rift between charging stations and parking spaces reported.
April 27, 2015, 1pm PDT
With federal support from the Obama Administration's LadderSTEP program now secured, Indianapolis' $1.2 billion proposal for mass transit upgrades has new momentum.
April 8, 2015, 11am PDT
Only a few cities allow transportation network companies (TNCs) to pick up and drop off passengers at airports. According to one line of thinking, that service separates "first-tier" cities from the rest.
April 18, 2011, 8am PDT
Indiana State Sen. Luke Kenley thinks the state's redevelopment agencies have too much freedom to approve spending on large projects and has proposed a bill to curb their power, but the state House has refused to hear the bill.
January 26, 2011, 10am PST
Hundreds of townships in Indiana serve fewer than 1,000 people each, prompting some government officials to call for consolidation to reduce wasted resources.
November 12, 2010, 7am PST
Voters in Indiana were set to vote on a referendum to raise money for an ambitious $2.4 billion transit plan, but now the state's Republican leaders say they'll block the effort.
February 13, 2010, 11am PST
Bike lanes and sharrows are being added to more streets in Indianapolis, which is a fairly new concept for the city and its drivers.
July 14, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Indianapolis has a growing problem with abandoned houses. To fight the blight, they're now selling the homes online.</p>
March 21, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>High rates of accidents and few bike lanes make Indianapolis a dangerous place to ride a bike, according to this article.</p>
February 16, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Lawmakers in Indiana have approved an incentive program that seeks to attract filmmakers to the state, a move that overrides a veto by Governor Mitch Daniels.</p>
February 7, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Civic groups in Indianapolis are pushing city officials to consider streetcars downtown.</p>
December 5, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>The state of Indiana has announced plans to purchase more than 150 miles of abandoned railways, much of which is slated to become greenspace.</p>
September 24, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>An analysis of census data has shown that the shape of the mass migration from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina was largely determined by race.</p>
November 20, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Supporters and critics of a proposal to build a new 75-mile bypass road around Indianapolis debate whether the new road will help or hurt the city.</p>
October 16, 2006, 2pm PDT
<p>A $15 million donation launches the distinctive Indianapolis Cultural Trail toward construction.</p>
August 16, 2006, 8am PDT
The suburban community of Carmel, Indiana, has big redevelopment plans. Though not in opposition to the proposals, some residents worry about the development encroaching on established neighborhoods, and question the direction of the city's growth.
June 28, 2006, 11am PDT
Developers in Indianapolis want to bring retail to its downtown canal, an area already busy with visitors and concentrated with housing. They're looking at San Antonio's River Walk for inspiration and advice.
September 19, 2004, 7am PDT
Will Simon's plan for new headquarters preserve a view of the state capitol?