Rapid Transit Project is Full Speed Ahead

If you haven’t heard already – Indianapolis has big plans to transform its public transit. IndyGo’s Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will run for 35 miles from Carmel to Greenwood stopping every half mile, with a new bus arriving every 10 minutes. The first phase will run from 66th St. and College Ave. to… Read more »

What is Indy Rezone?

The Indy ReZone project proposes changes to the 1970 Marion County zoning code. Zoning code impacts public land and building construction, including public parking, sidewalks, vacant and occupied buildings, and landscaping. The ReZone ordinance will encourage a variety of housing options closer to public transit, reduce required parking spots for new shops and restaurants (increasing… Read more »

Public Meetings on Red Rapid Transit Project

IndyGo will host several public meetings where you can learn about the Red Rapid Transit Project, ask questions, and have your voice heard during the engineering phase. This August IndyGo representatives will be in the following locations: Aug. 18 – Central Library: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 40 E St. Clair St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 IndyGo… Read more »

Indiana State Fair : We’ll Get You There!

IndyGo will be participating in the Indiana State Fair that takes place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from August 7-23rd!   During the fair you will have the opportunity to check out an informational display in the Purdue Extension Agriculture and Horticulture building  showcasing the Red Line Bus Rapid Transit project. The State Fair has also commissioned a… Read more »

Why I Ride: Brenda Havens

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Brenda Havens, one of our riders, to chat about why she rides the bus on an almost daily basis.  Here’s our interview: Where do you live? I live on the near north side in a transit-rich area, served by IndyGo routes 19, 17 and 38. I specifically… Read more »

IndyGo Electric Buses Now Serving Passengers

INDIANAPOLIS (July 14, 2015) –IndyGo’s all-electric buses are now on the roads of Indianapolis, operating at a fourth of the cost of a traditional diesel bus. “Electric buses provide our passengers with a quieter, smoother ride, raising the bar for transit in the central Indiana region” says Mike Terry, president and CEO of IndyGo. “We… Read more »

IndyGo Launches Art in Transit Program

INDIANAPOLIS (July 13, 2015) – Last week, the IndyGo board of directors approved an ambitious long-term program to include public art throughout the Indianapolis transit system. “Public art invigorates communities, helps create a sense of place and adds to the quality of life for citizens,” said Mike Terry, President and CEO for IndyGo.  “We have… Read more »

IndyGo Awards More than $400K for Transportation Programs

INDIANAPOLIS (July 9, 2015) – Six organizations in the Indianapolis region were awarded Section 5310 grant funding for vehicles to use in transportation programs serving older individuals and those with disabilities. IndyGo, a designated recipient of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Section 5310 funds, is responsible for administering allocated capital funds to eligible organizations and… Read more »

Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

This July, we’re sponsoring the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Black Expo is one of the nation’s largest African American cultural events. We’re providing hundreds of free bus passes to volunteers working the event, and also staffing a vendor table during the expo, July 17 – 19. We’ve got some tickets to give away that will get you… Read more »

July 4th – What to do in Indy!

Indianapolis is a great place to be this July 4th! There a plenty of family friendly events happening around the city that are a simple bus ride away. There’s also going to be some service impacts and detours that we want you to know about, we’ll get to those in just a minute. First, here’s… Read more »