The state’s 65 public transit systems recorded 20 million passenger trips in 2022, up significantly from 17.2 million in 2021. But that’s still well shy of previous highs.
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City breaks ground on key project in $1.1B infrastructure plan
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The e-bikes will be the first made available by the not-for-profit program, which currently offers 525 traditional bikes at 50 stations along or near the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
The notion that hundreds or even thousands of electric-powered air taxis could be whisking people over jammed roads is inching away from science fiction and closer to reality.
Progress on the transit agency’s third rapid-transit bus line stalled a year ago when projected costs ballooned by $300 million over the expected $220 million price tag. Since then, IndyGo leaders have adjusted plans and cut costs down to a projected range of $370 to $390 million.
The proposal would give Park Indy the opportunity to accrue more revenue by ticketing for non-meter-related offenses.
The ordinance behind the restrictions aims to decrease the amount of pedestrians and cyclists hit by drivers. The measure had a rocky road toward implementation.
At least seven business owners gathered at the corner of Michigan and Holmes Avenue with concerns about the economic impact of the “traffic-calming” project’s construction process, the removal of parking spaces and other issues.
A $25 million federal grant will be matched with just more than $20 million in city funds, providing $46.5 million for the street conversions and for infrastructure projects.
The council plans to vote Monday to place no-turn-on-red restrictions at downtown intersections before the effective date of a state law banning the city from doing so. The local proposal includes an amendment designed to further insulate the city from state legislation.
Debate over the bill has served as a flashpoint in the ongoing fight between city and state leaders over Indiana’s road-funding formula, which allocates gas-tax funds and other revenue by center-line miles rather than by vehicle miles traveled.
Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities increased, as did the number of deaths involving unbelted passengers, alcohol-impaired driving, speeding and trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds.
Republican state lawmakers were divided over the measure, however, with some arguing that such “Big Brother” technology amounts to government overreach and could lead to later legislation allowing for other types of camera surveillance.
Nearly 43,000 people died in U.S. traffic crashes in 2021, with deaths due to speeding and impaired or distracted driving on the rise.
Westbound lanes of I-70 through the North Split aren’t expected to reopen to motorists until the end of January, weather permitting.
Drivers in many U.S. cities—including Indianapolis—were stuck in traffic far longer in 2022 than the year before, with time savings tied to the pandemic dissipating in commutes.
Eight new episodes of “Music in Transit” will promote the under-construction Purple Line as well as Indiana musicians.
The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began its fatality data collection system in 1975.
A bill that would strip a requirement for Hoosier motorists to signal at certain distances before changing lanes or turning advanced in the Indiana Legislature on Tuesday.
The one-block stretch of College Avenue will be closed to traffic at 6 a.m. on Jan. 1 and isn’t expected to reopen until early March, weather permitting.
The used-car lot, ordinarily a haven of haggling and wheeling-and-dealing, is now a hotbed for wallet-busting transactions.