Aerial view of Monument Circle with tall statue on post in middle of traffic circle area in Indianapolis, Indiana

Downtown Indy to Gain New Car-Free Spaces

A summer program will turn Monument Circle into a public park and event space, and plans are in development to make a segment of Georgia Street safer and more walkable.

June 8, 2023 - Axios

Single-story wooden home with weathered paint and "I want to be better" sign

Indianapolis Launches ‘Vacant to Vibrant’ Housing Initiative

The program directs federal funding to the redevelopment of vacant properties as part of the city’s efforts to create more affordable housing units.

January 19, 2023 - WFYI

Indianapolis Street

Indianapolis Launches Fatal Crash Review Commission

The group is tasked with making a deeper assessment of the underlying infrastructural causes of fatal crashes and recommending improvements.

January 13, 2023 - Bloomberg CityLab

Passengers line up to board a bus at a bus rapid transit station in Indianapolis.

IndyGo Revisits the Bus System Redesign it Paused for the Pandemic

The IndyGo board of directors scrapped a bus system redesign planned for launch in June 2020 as part of its Covid-19 emergency response. The transit agency is now seeking public feedback on a new map with similar changes.

November 7, 2022 - Indystar

Red painted dedicated bus lane in Indianapolis, Indiana

IndyGo Opens First ‘Super Stop’

The city plans to build eight enhanced bus stops that streamline boarding and offer seating, shelter, and ticketing machines.

October 11, 2022 - Indianapolis Recorder

Passengers line up to board a bus at a bus rapid transit station in Indianapolis.

Bus Rapid Transit Costs More Than Double in Indianapolis

IndyGo is planning changes to the Blue Line. The city’s third bus rapid transit route is turning out to be much more expensive than originally expected.

August 30, 2022 - Indianapolis Star

Two bicyclists on a street in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Revises Complete Streets Ordinance

After the death of a well-known Indianapolis cyclist and growing pedestrian death rates, the city expanded on its 2012 Complete Streets ordinance to highlight equity and renew efforts to make streets safer.

June 9, 2022 - Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Cityscape

IndyGo Begins Construction on Second BRT Line

The Purple Line is slated to begin service in 2024.

March 7, 2022 - Transportation Today News

Indianapolis Cityscape

New Bus Rapid Transit Line Expected To Revitalize Indianapolis Neighborhoods

In addition to connecting residents to jobs and medical facilities, city leaders hope the BRT line will boost economic development along the route.

February 16, 2022 - NBC News

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

State Bill Could Kill Indy BRT Line

A law proposed in the Indiana state legislature would ban dedicated bus lanes and force IndyGo to cancel a planned bus rapid transit line to the city's airport.

January 14, 2022 - Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

Funding for Planned Bus Rapid Transit Routes Survives Scare in the Indiana General Assembly

Despite the temporary victory for transit advocates in Indianapolis, the battle over transit funding continuous in the Indiana General Assembly.

April 18, 2021 - Indystar

IndyGo Enhanced Bus Stop

Indianapolis to Upgrade Bus Stops to 'Super Stops'

Downtown Indianapolis bus stops are getting a makeover with enhancements that prioritize buses and improve rider safety.

December 17, 2020 - The Indianapolis Star

Welcome Signs

A Flyover Tour of Indianapolis' Big Highway Expansion Project

The Indiana Department of Transportation is preparing to spend $337.8 million to improve the I-465 and I-69 interchange on the north side of Indianapolis.

November 10, 2020 - Indy Star

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

Range Anxiety: Electric Buses Still Aren't Ready to Scale

Money intended for electric buses in Indianapolis will instead be spent on diesel buses.

March 5, 2020 - Indystar

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

Without Private Funding, Transit Revenue Could Take a Hit in Indianapolis

IndyGo transit officials are required to match transit income tax revenue with funding from private sources, but haven't yet met that end of the bargain. A new state law would hold IndyGo accountable to those requirements.

March 3, 2020 - Indianapolis Business Journal

Pedestrian Activity

Streets With No Sidewalks the Norm in Central Indiana

In a planning area encompassing Hamilton, Hendricks, Boone, Johnson, Morgan, Shelby and Hancock counties in Indiana, streets with no sidewalks outnumber streets with sidewalks by more than two to one.

February 4, 2020 - Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Bus Rapid Transit

Indianapolis Going Big on Transit Planning

The IndyGo transit system is wrapping up a period of free fares for its new Red Line bus rapid transit line before another big launch scheduled for spring 2020.

October 29, 2019 - Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Cityscape

Indianapolis' New BRT Stations and Buses Roll Out Soon; Here’s What They’re Like

The new Red Line bus rapid transit will include level boarding, pre-pay bus fare service at some stops, quiet electric buses, and USB chargers.

June 27, 2019 - Indianapolis Star

Electric Bus

Bus Manufacturer to Retrofit Wireless Charging for Electric Buses in Indianapolis

After buses were unable to meet range expectations in Indianapolis, the city reached an agreement with Chinese bus supplier BYD to provide new charging facilities.

June 14, 2019 - Electrek


Amtrak Connection Between Indianapolis and Chicago Cut by State Budget

The state of Indiana didn't have $3 million to spare to keep the Hoosier State Amtrak passenger rail line operational.

May 1, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

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