INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 27, 2014) – IndyGo is working to ready its fleet and staff for the dangerously low temperatures forecasted for Marion County over the next few days.
IndyGo will remain in operation throughout the extremely cold temperatures to provide essential transportation. The travel status for Marion County will remain at the Orange level which dictates only necessary travel should take place.
If however travel via IndyGo is necessary, passengers are encouraged to take the following precautions:
- Contact the IndyGo Customer Service Call Center at 317¬.635¬.3344, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for real-time bus arrival information to avoid extra time outside.
- Dress very warmly for waiting at bus stops as frostbite can occur in minutes.
- Route delays can also be found on IndyGo’s Twitter account, @IndyGoBus.
Temperatures are expected to begin rising around noon on Wednesday, Jan. 29, so if possible, passengers are encouraged to hold off on travel until this time.
IndyGo, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, provides public bus transit services to residents and visitors throughout Marion County. IndyGo is led by President and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Terry, and a seven-member, bipartisan board appointed by the Mayor of Indianapolis and the City-County Council of Indianapolis and Marion County. On its 31 local service fixed routes IndyGo provided 10.2M passenger trips in 2013. Visit IndyGo.net or call 317.635.3344 for more information. Find IndyGo on Twitter @IndyGoBus or Facebook by searching pages “IndyGo.”