The South Shore Rail Expansion may be a step closer to becoming a reality. Indiana 1st District Congressman Pete Visclosky is scheduled to speak on behalf of ithe line's expansion next month when he addresses the Lakeshore Chamber at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago.
According to a press statement released on Monday, last September, Congressman Visclosky gave an end of March 2014 deadline for the region to get serious about expanding the South Shore Rail Service.
On Wednesday, March 19th, Visclosky is set to speak to the Lakeshore Chamber at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago, on vital updates of potential funding for the expansion. Visclosky says he believes that by extending the line both present and future generational needs will be met to "increase our connectivity to the Chicago economy."
When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Where: Ameristar Casino, 777 Ameristar Blvd, East Chicago, IN 46312
Time: 11:30 Networking, 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch and Presentation with Q & A
Reservations are required.
Please call the Lakeshore Chamber Office at (219) 931-1000.