BlueIndy plans to charge past its skeptics as its electric car-sharing program launches in Indianapolis Sept. 2, leaving behind the political consternation about whether Mayor Greg Ballard went rogue in green-lighting the program in the first place.
In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
Recreational vehicle shipments from manufacturers to dealers are expected to increase 3.5 percent to 369,100 units this year. That's up from 353,400 units in 2007, the last year before sales tanked along with the economy.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has selected Columbus-based Milestone Contractors and Indianapolis-based United Consulting Engineers and Architects for an $85 million project to widen the busy interstate through much of Hamilton County.
Volkswagen AG’s goodwill offer of $1,000 to the owners of cars caught in the emissions scandal comes as the company wages a behind-the-scenes effort to soothe another powerful constituency: its U.S. dealers.