Another Levee Project Milestone

August 13, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Culminating more than two decades of discussion, design, and debate, the Indianapolis North Flood Damage Reduction Project is nearly complete. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the project’s […more…]

New IndyGo Chief Ready to Get to Work

July 9, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Veteran transit executive Inez Evans has been tapped by the IndyGo board of directors to serve as the organization’s new president and CEO. Evans, who currently serves as chief operating officer […more…]

Bob Behning: ‘Dollar Law’ Changemaker

July 1, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Indiana Rep. Bob Behning (R-91), a long-time advocate of education reform, authored House Enrolled Act 1641, which modified the state’s “Dollar Law.” Behning took time during a trip to China with […more…]

IndyGo Charges Ahead with Red Line Upgrades

June 25, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy To allay concerns about new electric bus battery performance, IndyGo has entered into an agreement with bus manufacturer BYD to pay for wireless charging infrastructure installation. “We think this is the […more…]

Partnership Plants Lasting Benefits

June 10, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy When it rains as little as a quarter of an inch, the city’s antiquated drainage system combines stormwater with wastewater (sewage). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers such combined sewer […more…]

First Responders’ Secondhand Trauma

May 4, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Public health impacts of firearm violence are not limited to victims, their families, and neighbors. The community’s first responders—police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians—routinely encounter traumatic situations and gruesome circumstances that […more…]

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

April 25, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy During an early April violence prevention presentation for Public Health Week 2019, Brittany Yarnell, a surveillance epidemiologist at Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD), shared data compiled from the Centers for […more…]

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