Construction work on the IndyGo transit center, which is expected to become a hub for most of Indianapolis' bus lines, has been delayed by seven months. The project's estimated cost has risen from $20 million to $26.5 million.
Officials say the first phase of a rapid transit line that should eventually connect Westfield to Greenwood won’t be delayed even though the Indianapolis region missed out on a share of $84 million in state funding from the Regional Cities Initiative.
Hamilton County leaders are getting a clearer picture of what a public transit bus system could look like and, according to a new study, the annual operating cost could range from $10 million to nearly $25 million.
The team charged with designing and engineering downtown’s $20 million transit center—which has begun to emerge south of Washington Street between Delaware and Alabama streets—took on three core challenges.
A fund for public transportation could be debated before the House Ways and Means Committee after Rep. Randy Truitt filed a bill that would provide about $20 million more per year than Gov. Mike Pence proposed.