Press Releases

IndyGo begins transition of Veteran Cards to new MyKey fare system

Existing cards will be honored with visual verification INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is beginning the transition of Veteran Cards to its new MyKey fare system. The cards will be transitioned during the next few months, and veterans will be notified individually when their new card is available. Current Veterans Cards have the printed expiration date of July… Read more »

IndyGo Board of Directors announces Inez Evans as new President and CEO

Transportation veteran pledges innovation, growth, and fiscal accountability INDIANAPOLIS – The IndyGo Board of Directors announced today its selection of Inez Evans as the organization’s new president and CEO. Evans currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) where she is responsible for leading 1,600 employees, maintaining nearly 700 vehicles… Read more »

IndyGo releases mid-year capital projects update

New fare system and app coming soon, Red Line on schedule for Sept.1 opening INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis is less than two months away from opening the nation’s first battery-electric bus rapid transit (BRT) system. At the June Board of Directors meeting, IndyGo announced this and several other updates on several major organizational initiatives. With construction… Read more »

Food in Transit Returns to Provide Fresh Affordable Produce at the Transit Center

INDIANAPOLIS – After a successful pilot in fall 2018, Food in Transit returns on June 7, providing fresh and affordable produce to current and future transit riders. The farm stand and locally-grown produce is provided by Growing Places Indy and is made possible by the Department of Metropolitan Development’s Community Block Development Grant (CDBG) funding… Read more »

IndyGo encourages veterans to take advantage of free fare program

Veterans have taken 500,000 free Indy rides in less than a year INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo has provided nearly half a million free rides to more than 3,000 veterans since its Veteran Fare Card program launched last July. With an estimated 45,000 veterans living in the city, the city’s public transit service recognizes that many more… Read more »

IndyGo Finalizes New Strategy to Charge Electric Buses

Innovative wireless charging technology to be installed near battery-powered routes  INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo today announced it has reached an agreement with BYD, the maker of IndyGo’s new electric buses, to install and pay for wireless charging infrastructure. The deal includes wireless charging hardware for buses, and the equipment for three charging pads along battery-powered routes. When… Read more »

IndyGo’s Misti El-Shabazz Takes Home the Gold In Customer Service

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo’s Professional Coach Operator Misti El-Shabazz was awarded first place in the Customer Service Challenge Final at the American Public Transportation Association’s 2019 International Bus Roadeo in Louisville, KY this week. “We are so proud of Misti’s exceptional work, every day here at IndyGo, and at the Roadeo,” said Mike Terry, IndyGo CEO…. Read more »

Attend IndyGo’s Upcoming Purple Line Public Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo will host its next public meeting to provide information on the upcoming Purple Line Rapid Transit project. IndyGo staff will be available to answer questions after offering a brief presentation. The Purple Line is Indianapolis’ second rapid transit line and will provide frequent transit service between Downtown Indianapolis and Lawrence and is… Read more »

Join IndyGo for an Upcoming Blue Line Public Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS – Join us for an upcoming Blue Line Rapid Transit Public Meeting. The Blue Line will serve one of the most active transit corridors that already exists today on Washington Street. This public meeting is an opportunity to receive updates on the upcoming project. IndyGo staff will be offering a 15-minute presentation at the… Read more »

IndyGo Transit Impacts During OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo passengers should prepare for significant route detours and delayed bus service downtown due to the annual OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Street closures and detours for event setup will begin Saturday, May 4. As with all special events that disrupt normal traffic flow, passengers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow plenty of… Read more »