IndyGo is expected to back off plans to purchase electric buses this year to replace the mass-transit system’s older diesel fleet, saying electric-vehicle technology is not yet good enough to meet its needs.
Airport officials awarded a contract to an engineering company that will prepare retail spaces for new tenants as existing operators depart. Forty of the 53 retail concessionaires at the airport will see their leases expire Dec. 31.
The amendment to the state’s agreement with the private operator of the Indiana Toll Road requires the company to pay the state $1 billion and invest an additional $50 million in toll road improvements.
A proposed fee increase on heavy-duty commercial vehicles that use the Indiana Toll Road was negotiated without legislative involvement and with considerable secrecy, according to some Indiana lawmakers.
A not-for-profit group is taking legal action against Fishers, Noblesville and Hamilton County, saying officials violated public-access laws when making decisions regarding the future of the Nickel Plate Railroad corridor.
Amid heavy demand for truckers, Walmart wants to reduce its driver hiring process from 70 days to 30, and pilot programs to do that are under way in Indianapolis and the company’s hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.