The committee listened to about two hours of testimony, with many of the speakers telling personal stories. No one spoke against the hands-free driving measure, which is a legislative priority for Gov. Eric Holcomb.
Indianapolis-based market leader Denison Parking Inc. on Monday said it acquired EZ Park of Indianapolis Inc., the second largest parking operator in central Indiana.
The city council this week unanimously approved a new pilot parking program that is intended to simplify the city’s parking ordinance, which has been in effect since 1989, before the Hamilton County Judicial Center was built and Noblesville’s population surged.
The new rules cap the number of licenses for dockless shared-use mobility companies in Indianapolis and mandate that those companies deploy a certain number of scooters to different areas of the city.
Riders took 38.5 million trips on shared electric scooters in 2018. That eclipsed the 36.5 million trips riders took on shared, docked bicycles, according to a report released Wednesday.
The council’s Public Works Committee unanimously approved a proposal to standardize hours at all 4,000 parking-meter locations across the city.
The health system said the 15-year-old elevated train service needs major maintenance, but did not say whether the system would ever return to service.
The two federal grants are to be used to increase the capacity of sections of Interstate 65 in south central and north central Indiana.
The city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, says it has discovered serious structural and safety problems with the same model of electric bus IndyGo plans to use for the Red Line.
The group says its alternative vision for the north-split project includes building below-grade highways, reducing the amount of land currently used for public rights of way and freeing dozens of acres for development.
Both Bird and Lime, which have entered dozens of markets this year, including Indianapolis, are seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in new capital, according to sources.
The settlement, spanning all 50 states and the District of Columbia, is the biggest data-breach payout in history, and marks the most sweeping rebuke by regulators against Uber, which earned a reputation for skirting rules in its push to dominate the ride-hailing market.
IndyGo has already begun employee training and performance testing for the vehicles. One key question is whether the vehicles will achieve the expected range of 275 miles per charge.
Two lawmakers sent letters to the Indianapolis City-County Council this week encouraging them to investigate whether the city owns any portion of the Nickel Plate Railroad line.
There is growing concern among autonomous-vehicle backers that artificial intelligence capable of real-world driving is further away than many predicted just a few years ago.
The city of Bloomington says the state will miss its Aug. 31 target for substantially completing Section 5 of the Interstate 69 extension from Indianapolis to Evansville.
In its permit application with the city, scooter-rental service Bird Rides Inc. said high ridership rates it experienced last month in Indianapolis convinced it to come back with a much larger fleet of scooters.