Jim Connor has created a 14-foot palm tree made of more than 250 Indiana license plates and four geode coconuts.
The 9/11 commission said the U.S. is safer since 2001, but old and new issues still need to be addressed.
Eventually the beam will become part of a permanent memorial at McDowell Switchyard dedicated to recognizing public safety officers across the country.
Indianapolis dedicated its 9/11 memorial Sunday near the canal in downtown.
Children who were just born around the time of 9/11 explain what they know and believe about September 11 and the events that followed.
While airport security has drastically increased in recent years, rail security remains lax.
9/11 has reshaped Indiana culturally both in the daily activities such as transportation and larger issues like the opinion of the Muslim community.
Teachers are trying to find the best way to teach their students about 9/11.
When September 11, 2001, occurred, the Indianapolis airport already had plans to replace its aging terminal.
Emergency response teams have tried to increase the speed and coordination of their disaster response efforts in response to threats like 9/11.