Downtown Transit Center

Se Corner Final Notitle Southeast Corner of Washington & Delaware

Opening Late 2015
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Transit Center Facts

Washington St Final The Downtown Transit Center (DTC) will be a hub for public transit. It will include a large public indoor waiting area as well as 19 bus stops with canopies to protect passengers from the elements. With its close proximity to the heart of downtown, the Cultural Trail and Bike Hub, the DTC will serve pedestrians, cyclists and bus riders.
Begin Using the Transit Center in Late 2015! Timeline
New Interior The DTC has Plenty of Amenities to Offer!
• Real-time bus arrival information
• On-site customer service with pass sales
• Available retail space
• Free Wi-Fi
• Public restrooms
• Indoor seating
This Location was Selected Because: 
  • Its closeness to the current “downtown loop,” which most IndyGo routes serve  is ideal.
  • A site this large with proximity to the center of downtown was unrivaled.
  • The land was donated by the City of Indianapolis. Because it was already  publicly owned, tax payer dollars were  able to be stretched further.
Busbays 2 IndyGo Routes and Downtown Stops Will be Affected

To best serve the transit center, downtown routes and stops will be modified to best accommodate transfers. In September 2014, IndyGo kicked off IndyGo Forward, an in depth planning study on how the bus system operates today and how best to plan for the future of transit in Indianapolis. To take advantage of the new transit center, we’ve identified opportunities to make the transit network more useful for spontaneous travel, which means making service more frequent. These opportunities have been turned into a proposed 2015 network which is currently in the public comment process. In March, final route change recommendations will be presented to the public and the IndyGo board is expected to adopt the changes.
How Much Will the Transit Center Cost? Equation
Overall Final Downtown Traffic Will be Affected

Just like any major construction project, the transit center will temporarily disrupt traffic near the site with lane closures and delays. Permanent changes to traffic flow around the Downtown Transit Center, mainly Delaware and Alabama Streets, will be made once the center is in operation. IndyGo and the Department of Public Works are collaborating to create the best traffic pattern.
The Project Will be Environmentally Friendly

The transit center is applying for a LEED Silver Certification, meaning green building practices will be employed, reducing the environmental impact of the project during construction and operation. Some green features of the Downtown Transit Center include:

  • Solar power in the canopies
  • Storm water management & curbside rain gardens
  • Energy efficient lighting and HVAC
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