Since 2009, the Indy Connect initiative has pulled together city leaders, neighborhoods, businesses, residents, local organizations, and national transit experts to look at transit service in Central Indiana, and to map out what an improved transit system could look like in Indy. While transit isn’t a silver bullet, these groups recognize that access to useful, low cost transit service has a positive impact on a number of issues Indy faces.
Health & Safety
Mobility for Non-Drivers
About 79% of Indy’s senior citizens have poor transit access, which ranks 39th out of the 46 mid-sized U.S. metros.13 Indy’s over-65 demographic will continue to grow exponentially over the next decade; seniors are living longer, and they’re facing major barriers to driving as they try to age in place.