Posted by Kevin Kastner in New Development, Transit
on Jan 9th, 2017 | 4 comments
After passing the referendum in Indianapolis with relative ease, the mass transit issue now moves to the City-County Council, which is first introduced tonight at 7 pm @ the City County Building. Here is the tentative schedule:
1/9–Introduced at council meeting and assigned to Rules & Public Policy Committee (7pm Assembly Room)
1/30 at 7pm for public testimony to the whole council
2/1–hearing at Municipal Corporation Committee (5:30pm Room 260)
2/21–official advertised public hearing and vote by Rules Committee (5:30pm Room 260)
2/27–full council votes on final adoption...
Posted by Jim Hodapp in Transit
on Aug 23rd, 2016 | 8 comments
Come join us this Thursday, August 25th at 7 PM to hear a presentation made by Matt Impink of the Indy Chamber as he covers the background and future of transit in Indianapolis. Matt will be covering the current facts about transit in Indy as well as the talking about the Indy Connect transit plan for the near term and longer term. This will be a chance to ask questions about the Red Line plan as well as the upcoming transit referendum on the ballot this fall. Please try to RSVP on the Strong Indy meetup page if you plan to attend. Also feel free to share this invitation with anyone who might be...
Posted by Kevin Kastner in Neighborhoods, New Development, Pedestrian, Transit
on Jul 15th, 2015 | 8 comments
Indy’s Plan2020 has posted a link to an updated version of the proposed Red Line between Westfield and Greenwood. That’s right, Westfield, who’s mayor has been a consistent supporter of transit, is included in the newest configuration. Here’s the latest map (shown in 20 parts)
There’s more information out there, including this pdf which is meant to be seen in poster form. The boards are currently on display in the Old City Hall, along with 8 other locations around town. I particularly like the second board, which lays out the economic data that supports the need...
Posted by Shayla in Transit
on Jan 21st, 2014 | 17 comments
This winter, despite bitter cold temperatures, all I can think about is how I would love for someone else to do the driving, as I strategically maneuver my 4×4 Jeep through snow filled streets. However, I work near Pendleton Pike and Oaklandon Road, where there is not an Indy Go bus in sight. As a new contributor to Urban Indy, I will be sharing my passion for mass transit and the news regarding it here in Indianapolis.
Indiana legislators are going through their lists of topics this session one by one, and soon to take the platform will be a topic of particular interest: Mass Transit. As...
Posted by Kevin Kastner in Transit
on Jul 31st, 2013 | 3 comments
Indy Connect may not have succeeded at the State House this year, but that has not stopped them from attempting to move forward with Bus Rapid Transit options for Indianapolis. Here is the schedule for the next round of public meetings, discussing potential Red, Green, and Blue Line routes:
I hope to be able to attend the meeting downtown at the Artsgarden next Tuesday to find out more information.
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