A complex system of signs along Indianapolis’ interstate highway system was pressed into action after a propane tanker exploded
in October near I-465 and I-69.
The next time you’re tooling along Interstate 465 on the west side, take notice of the girders supporting the new 21st Street bridge. You might see more of them in the future. The experimental concrete beams are bigger than normal and shaped like a “U” instead of the traditional “I.” Think of an elongated, Paul-Bunyan-class […]
Counties wanting to speed traffic among suburbs are building highways to avoid having to travel into Indianapolis. The result,
a 100-mile outer loop beyond Interstate 465, won’t be completed for years, and it won’t be built to consistent standards,
but it might help ease congestion.
The westbound lane of Interstate 465 reopened Friday afternoon on the city’s northeast side following the tanker explosion Thursday that closed parts of the expressway in both directions.
Of all the inappropriate postmarks for the largest distributor of plug-in electric vehicles in Indiana,
Gas City, about an hour north of Indianapolis, takes the prize. But Steve Mitchell, proprietor of Electric Cars
and Carts, figures he’s in the right place as far as business prospects go. Despite a stalled economy, Mitchell’s
electric vehicle sales are up 35 percent over the same month last year.
Workers at a Subaru plant in central Indiana cheered as its 3 millionth vehicle reached the end of the production line.
An urban advocacy group is trying to bring a big-city concept to Indianapolis: car sharing. People for Urban
Progress cites environmental benefits as well as cost savings for urban dwellers who might find it practical to ditch their
KAR Holdings Inc., parent of the Carmel-based auto-auction firm Adesa Inc., has announced its intentions to become a publicly
traded company. KAR filed its registration statement for the initial public offering yesterday with the Securities
and Exchange Commission.
A company founded by a Westfield chiropractor is in talks to license to automakers software that’s designed to produce
a less-fatiguing ride. Comfort Motion Technologies also wants to make aftermarket versions of the software as add-on modules
that could be used in most any car with a power seat.
A federal judge this morning sentenced a former Indianapolis business owner to 18 months in prison after he pleaded guilty
to bank fraud in May.