IndyGo Announces Red Line Bus Rapid Transit Station Design Competition

INDIANAPOLIS – As part of the overall system design, IndyGo is facilitating a design ideas competition to foster creative design solutions for 28 rapid transit stations along Phase 1 of the Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route. This competition is a one-stage, open-ideas competition, and submissions will include two separate concept-level station designs; one… Read more »

IndyGo Summer Youth Pass Offers Access to Jobs, School, and Activities

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo’s Summer Youth Pass is an affordable option for Indianapolis riders 18 and under. For only $30.00, youth can ride on IndyGo all summer long, June 1 through August 31. “Transportation is often the missing link for access to services,” said IndyGo President and CEO, Mike Terry. “The IndyGo Summer Youth Pass is… Read more »

The Julia M. Carson Transit Center Opens Sunday, June 26, Triggering System-Wide Route Changes

INDIANAPOLIS – The Julia M. Carson Transit Center will open Sunday, June 26 on the corner of Washington St. and Delaware St. across from the City County Building plaza. The Transit Center will be the new central transfer point for all IndyGo routes driving through downtown Indianapolis. System wide service and schedule changes will impact all 31 bus routes… Read more »

IndyGo Hosts Vendor Event to Encourage Participation in Contracts

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) has organized “Unlocking City, State, and Federal Disadvantaged Business Programs; Working with IndyGo” for current Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE), Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) organizations, those interested in applying for certification, and any non-disadvantaged businesses interested in working… Read more »

IndyGo Service Impacts for OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Set-up and Race May 6 & 7

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo passengers should prepare for detoured and delayed bus service downtown with significant service interruptions on the city’s west side due to the annual OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Street closures for event set-up will begin as early as Friday evening, May 6 and will divert regular bus service for routes 3, 37, and… Read more »

City-County Council Rules and Policy Committee Hears Proposal 145: Referendum for Transit Funding

INDIANAPOLIS – The City-County Council Rules and Public Policy Committee will meet Tuesday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Casa Blanca Banquet Hall (4004 Georgetown Rd.). The Committee will make a recommendation by vote whether Marion County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a ballot measure for transit funding in the County…. Read more »

IndyGo Call for Transit Ambassadors

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is looking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to join the Transit Ambassador team. Transit Ambassadors will educate and assist riders on how to use the IndyGo bus system as well as share upcoming IndyGo route changes and project updates. The need for volunteers stems from the forthcoming June changes to most… Read more »

Slam Dunks and Driving the Bus

It is always exciting to learn about someone’s colorful and fascinating past. Professional Coach Operator Nathan Barnes is six feet and seven inches tall, so it isn’t a big surprise that he played basketball. Barnes is a former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Men’s Basketball player. He was voted “Most Popular Person on Campus” during this… Read more »

IndyGo Board Adopts Marion County Transit Plan after Updates from Public Comments

INDIANAPOLIS – Last week the IndyGo Board of Directors adopted the Marion County Transit Plan (MCTP). The MCTP includes significant investment in the local bus network and three rapid transit lines on high ridership routes. Aside from the proposed Blue, Purple, and Red rapid transit lines, sweeping improvements to the local bus service have been… Read more »