Press Releases

IndyGo Announces Available Funding for Indianapolis Urbanized Area Transportation Projects

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is a designated recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding for the Section 5310 “Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals With Disabilities” grant program. The Section 5310 grant program offers federal funding to support capital projects (securing vehicles) that provide transportation to older individuals and those with disabilities. As the designated recipient, IndyGo… Read more »

IndyGo Hosts Hiring Fair During Transit Driver Appreciation Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS – With the certainty of dedicated transit funding, IndyGo now has the confidence to move forward with implementation of the Marion County Transit Plan. Improvements in the plan include shorter wait times, longer service hours, easier transfers, and rapid transit lines along high ridership corridors. These major increases to service will require additional employees,… Read more »

Historic Council Vote Moves Transit Improvements Forward

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis City-County Council made a historic vote last night to invest in long overdue transit improvements. With a positive vote of 17 to 8, Council approved Proposal 3 to enact a 0.25% income tax dedicated to transit. “The legislative process to reach this point was important,” said Council President Maggie Lewis. “I… Read more »

IndyGo Receives Prestigious Financial Reporting Award

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This award was established in 1945 to encourage publicly funded organizations and agencies to prepare comprehensive annual financial reports that go beyond… Read more »

IndyGo Service Changes Begin Sunday, February 12

On Sunday, February 12, minor timing adjustments and efficiencies will be implemented to improve time performance on routes 6, 8, 11, 18, 24, 34, 55, and 86. Route 6 – Harding Weekdays OUTBOUND (Transit Center to 36th/Totem): No outbound changes. INBOUND (36th/Totem to Transit Center): Slightly earlier time adjustments for all inbound trips between 4:41 a.m…. Read more »

Safety Over Schedule: IndyGo’s Winter Weather Protocol

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is readying its fleet and staff for the impending winter storm which may affect bus travel and wait times as it moves through Central Indiana. “Safety over schedule,” stated Transportation Supervisor Lynn Cooper, “That’s what we train our Operators to remember.” When the winter weather worsens and roads become icy, IndyGo takes extra… Read more »

Council Introduces Marion County Transit Tax

INDIANAPOLIS – At last night’s council meeting, Proposal 3, a measure to enact a tax dedicated to transit, was introduced by Council President Maggie Lewis. The measure will be heard by multiple Council committees with a public hearing and vote at the Rules and Public Policy Committee. The full council is expected to vote for… Read more »

IndyGo Holiday Service Interruptions

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo Fixed Route, Open Door, Customer Service Call Center, Customer Service Center, and Administrative Offices will operate on adjusted schedules for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. IndyGo Services will adhere to the following: Christmas Eve – Saturday, December 24, 2016 Fixed Route and Open Door operating regular schedules Customer Service Call Center… Read more »

Voters Support Transit Funding Ballot Measure

INDIANAPOLIS – Marion County residents voted on the ballot question for dedicated funding to improve public transportation. In 2014, the Indiana General Assembly allowed some Central Indiana counties to dedicate an income tax up to 0.25% for mass transit. In Marion County, if Council opts to enact the full 0.25%, the new tax would raise approximately… Read more »

Significant IndyGo Service Disruptions Due to CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo passengers should prepare for significant route detours, street and stop closures, and delays throughout Indianapolis due to the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon on Saturday, November 5. IndyGo strongly encourages passengers to make transfers at the Transit Center during this time. Street closures will begin as early as 5:30am on Saturday morning… Read more »