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Service Impacts for Indianapolis 500 Events and Memorial Day

INDIANAPOLIS (May 20, 2015) –The Indianapolis 500 Race, related festivities and Memorial Day holiday will have significant impacts on IndyGo local bus service, interrupting service in the downtown area and west side of Indianapolis. Street closures will also impact on-time performance for scheduled bus service. IndyGo reminds passengers to allow extra time for travel this… Read more »

IndyGo Forward Route Changes Adopted

Over the course of six months in 2014 and 2015, IndyGo hosted three stakeholder meetings and ten public open houses to discuss proposed changes in the system to accommodate the Downtown Transit Center and set an investment strategy for the overall goals of the transit system. In total, approximately 500 people attended stakeholder and public… Read more »

May is National Bike Month

With weather getting nicer each day, a bike ride or even walk to your closest bus stop can be quite enjoyable. May, National Bike Month, is an opportunity to test the benefits of bicycling and encourage more folks to give it a try. If you’d like to learn more about bicycling, IndyCog, a local non-profit and bicycle advocacy… Read more »

Service Dogs Get Trained on IndyGo!

Often public transportation is used as a lifeline for persons with disabilities as owning or operating a personal vehicle might not be an option. These individuals might rely on a service animal to help them with their daily needs such as picking something up off the floor, guiding them through a building, and even sensing… Read more »

IndyGo Begins Building Largest Electric Bus Fleet in the Country!

In 2013, IndyGo received a $10M federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to purchase 21 electric buses, which will give us the largest fleet in the country! Earlier this year, we received our first electric buses from the California based manufacturer, Complete Coach Works. The buses are completely refurbished Gilligs, each with a set of… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Month by Taking the Bus

Give IndyGo a try this month to help celebrate Earth Month and do your part to help our environment. Did you know 37 million metric tons of carbon emissions and 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline are saved due to use of public transportation use in the United States every year? Or that transportation accounts for 29%… Read more »

3,452 Reasons to Ditch Your Car

April is Earth Month, a celebration and discussion of ways we can make our everyday lives more sustainable, ensuring that our world and natural resources are here for many more years. One of those ways is taking public transit, which plays a significant role in environmental sustainability. But what role does it play in the sustainability of… Read more »

3 Things that Make Us Cringe

A few weeks ago we asked riders on social media “What makes you cringe on the bus?”.  We’ve distilled the answers down to the three most egregious offenses and have tried to address how you can fix them if you’re one of the perpetrators (we know that could never be you though). 1.   Talking loudly… Read more »

10 Trips $10

Indy will soon be host to many events, like the Final Four April 3 – 6. Have you ever been downtown during the final four? Parking is a nightmare. Expect to pay $20-30 to park in a surface lot and then walk a mile to get to your destination. Luckily, 27 of our 31 bus… Read more »

Downtown Transit Center Takes Shape

Market East, once the home of Market Square Arena turned an unfortunate wasteland of parking lots, is ripe with action lately. If you drive through Indy’s newest district you’ll notice it’s a maze of construction projects!  As Cummins and 360 Market Square break ground to invest more than $130M of new infrastructure, our own Downtown Transit Center project… Read more »