IBJNews

Four downtown hotels to be added to IndyGo's Green Line route

Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share
On The Beat Industry News In Brief

IndyGo’s “Green Line/Airport Express” will screech its way to four additional downtown hotel destinations.

The expanded service shuttling air travelers and airport workers to and from Indianapolis International Airport began Feb. 3, to the newly opened Fairfield Inn & Suites at West and Washington streets.

Others include the Courtyard by Marriott and Spring Hill Suites, both starting Feb. 18.

IndyGo also plans a stop at the JW Marriott, which is still under construction, in February 2011. All four hotels are part of the new Marriott Place complex.

Frequency is every 20 minutes, with the trip between downtown and the airport taking about as long.

A number of such specialty routes, including commuter service to Hamilton County, are made possible by federal grants.

The city’s locally underfunded bus service, meanwhile, is reducing and adjusting other routes as part of a need to cut operating expenses $500,000. Details are available at IndyGo.net.

ADVERTISEMENT

  • Correction
    IndyGo's Green Line Airport Express service is also funded by a federal grant (along with the Carmel and Fishers ICE routes). It is not operating as part of IndyGo's budget. The one new Green Line stop at Washington and West streets is serving all four new hotels in the JW Marriott Complex. The stop became effective on Feb 14. Five local service routes are being adjusted due to IndyGo receiving less income from proerty taxes and state mass transportation funds. Other adjustments are part of the company's normal adjustment of service based on use.

Post a comment to this story

COMMENTS POLICY
We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
 
You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
 
Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
 
No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
 
We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
 

Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT

facebook - twitter on Facebook & Twitter

Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ on Facebook:
Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ's Tweets on these topics:
 
Subscribe to IBJ
ADVERTISEMENT