Press Releases

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 »

Community Engagement Workshops to Improve Mobility Options

INDIANAPOLIS: The Indianapolis City:One Challenge seeks to improve mobility options in Indianapolis through co-creation and design at upcoming Community Working Session workshops. Mobility issues will be explored with residents, business and community groups to help identify mobility pain points throughout the city.    There will be an opportunity to hear from a panel of residents… Read more »

Red Line Progress by the Numbers

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy’s first rapid transit line is in the home stretch of construction. Opening the Red Line will accompany a major wave of improvements to IndyGo service including every route running every day, improved frequencies, and easier transfers. Phase 1 of construction began in June 2018 and, after 15 months of construction, is expected… Read more »

Ford and Indianapolis Launch City:One Challenge Program to Improve Mobility

To help put residents at the center of the mobility conversation, Indianapolis is linking up with Ford Motor Company to launch the City:One Challenge, a community program to explore local transportation needs and collaborate on solutions that will help improve future mobility in the city . Ford and local community collaborators will provide up to… Read more »