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March 2014

Pence signs bill allowing counties to decide on mass transit expansion

IBJ.com
March 26, 2014

Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday afternoon signed a bill that would permit an expansion of mass transit in central Indiana, if voters approve an income tax hike.

The legislation, titled Senate Enrolled Act 176, authorizes officials in Marion, Madison, Johnson, Hancock, Hamilton and Delaware counties to seek voter permission to raise income taxes to fund a regional bus system. The goal is to add more buses and more routes to connect more areas of central Indiana.
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Revitalization taking root along East Washington Street

Kathleen McLaughlin
March 22, 2014

Joe Cox picked a winning location for his bicycle shop in Fountain Square, and he hopes to do it again on East Washington Street.

Cox plans to move Joe’s Cycles into a historic Oddfellows lodge, which he’ll buy from the Englewood Community Development Corp. after a major renovation.

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Will economic development renew Indy’s neighborhoods?

IndyStar.com

John Tuohy

March 22, 2014

On a two-block stretch of Winthrop Avenue in South Broad Ripple, the craggy street and eroded sidewalks have long been lined with vacant warehouses on one side and drooping homes on the other.

Chris Baker will leap into the void this summer when he opens a 12,000-square-foot microbrewery and eatery with outdoor seating along the Monon Trail. Read more…

Farm-to-Table Living Takes Root

NYTimes.com

By KATE MURPHY

GILBERT, Ariz. — In many American suburbs, outward signs of life are limited to the blue glow of television screens flickering behind energy-efficient windows. But in a subdivision of this bedroom community outside Phoenix, amid precision-cut lawns and Craftsman-style homes, lambs caper in common green areas, chickens scratch in a citrus grove and residents roam rows of heirloom vegetables to see what might be good for dinner.

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