Nickel Plate Saga Touches Midtown

November 9, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Attorneys representing the City of Indianapolis have filed paperwork with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) seeking permission to assume financial responsibility for the section of the former Nickel Plate rail […more…]

Mitigating A Case of the Vapors

November 7, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The U.S. Environmental Projection Agency (EPA) has completed an interim cleanup plan for part of a Superfund site located within Midtown’s Fall Creek watershed. “This project is what we refer to […more…]

Upskilling for Economic Mobility

October 22, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy In August, the Indiana Institute for Working Families, a program of the Indiana Community Action Association (INCAA), published the Status of Working Families Report 2018. The report examines the economic outcomes […more…]

Ivy Tech Aligns Skills Training With Tech Jobs

October 22, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Fostering a dependable pipeline of talented, educated, and motivated workers able to participate in the 21st-century economy is the number-one challenge facing politicians, educators, and business leaders. Ivy Tech’s flagship campus […more…]

IndyGo, DPW Sign Interlocal Agreement

September 5, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works and the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (aka IndyGo) have signed an interlocal agreement [PDF] that lays the foundation for cooperation between the two […more…]

Levee Project Making Progress

August 24, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Flood protection for Midtown neighborhoods is making progress and all signs point to an August 2019 completion of construction work on Section 3B-3 (the Westfield Alignment) of the Indianapolis North Flood […more…]

Broad Ripple High School

August 17, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Last year’s vote by the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners to accept the IPS administration’s recommendation to “reinvent” the number and location of its high schools resulted in the shuttering […more…]

Forward Cities: Innovation and Equity

July 20, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Social entrepreneurs seek to solve broad social, cultural, and environmental problems by establishing enterprises that measure success by the change they foster. Christopher Gergen’s career in education, media, arts, and public […more…]

Embracing a Treasure: White River

July 10, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The White River watershed is Central Indiana’s defining geographic feature. Since the founding of Indianapolis, the river has gracefully served as a source of drinking water, recreation, wildlife habitat, and greenspace. […more…]

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