RDA President and CEO Invoice Hanna has introduced his departure from the group he led by means of planning the South Shore Line commuter railroad’s enlargement and enchancment tasks, which lately achieved federal grants permitting building to start.
Hanna, who joined the Northwest Indiana Regional Improvement Authority in 2009, is resigning efficient Feb. 12 to just accept a place within the non-public sector.
Gov. Eric Holcomb cited the West Lake Hall and South Shore Double Observe commuter rail tasks in praising Hanna’s tenure.
“Invoice’s dedication and exhausting work have led to decades-long desires within the Area turning into realities. With game-changing tasks like double monitoring the South Shore line and the West Lake Hall extension, Invoice’s long-lasting, constructive affect on Hoosiers is plain,” Holcomb stated.
The West Lake Hall earned a Capital Funding Grant from the Federal Transit Administration in October; Double Observe’s grant was finalized final week.
“The lately introduced federal funding for the South Shore Double Observe venture is an incredible accomplishment for Indiana and the end result of our efforts to take full benefit of Northwest Indiana’s proximity to Chicago,” Hanna stated. “Nonetheless, I’m most pleased with the partnerships between native communities and authorities entities, all of that are required to efficiently full giant initiatives. It’s my hope the final 10 years demonstrates nice issues are doable for Northwest Indiana once we work collectively.”