The used-car lot, ordinarily a haven of haggling and wheeling-and-dealing, is now a hotbed for wallet-busting transactions.
Subsidizing spokes: Amazon to reimburse bicycling office employees
The benefit can reimburse the cost of using a bike-sharing program, parking and even maintenance to cover two tune-ups a year, the company said.Read More
Gas prices rise again, with no sign of letting up this summer
The national average for a gallon of gas is now almost 5 cents higher than a month ago and 92 cents higher than this time last year. The increases are even higher in Indianapolis.Read More
Historic review panel delays approval for Westfield’s State Road 32 plans
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.Read More
City launches public survey to gauge public interest in reusing BlueIndy sites
The ideas the city received fell into four broad categories: public charging for e-bikes and scooters, public charging for electric vehicles, shared transit services and placemaking.Read More
The great work-from-home experiment revealed that many employees can work effectively outside the office—rendering commutes largely unnecessary. But those stuck with inflexible employers can use coping techniques to make the commutes easier to deal with.
Preliminary data from the Federal Highway Administration shows that vehicle miles traveled fell by about 430.2 billion miles last year when compared with 2019.
A study found that 65% of drivers treated at trauma centers who were hurt in serious crashes had drugs or alcohol in their systems last year. It was 50.6% before the pandemic, NHTSA said.
The Hamilton County Council on Wednesday approved a payment toward an estimated $42 million cost overrun on the State Road 37 improvement project in Fishers.
Mazda took top honors for the first time in the survey, which this year included Consumer Reports organization members who own more than 300,000 vehicles from model years 2000 to 2020.
After issuing a request for information and performing an infrastructure analysis, the city said it found that the existing charging stations “perform at a level below what is considered viable for reuse.”
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to partially or totally close two bridges over interstates at the northern edge of Fountain Square for 12 days each starting next week.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday that it plans to upgrade 489 traffic signals in Marion County over the next year at a cost of $4.1 million.
Broad Ripple Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue were closed in May as part of the Dine Out Indy initiative to create more space for outdoor dining during the pandemic.
Tokyo-based Seven & i Holdings plans to acquire about 3,900 Speedway stores in 36 states. Indiana is one of Speedway’s largest markets.
The Indianapolis Department of Public Works will close Indiana Avenue from Blackford to West streets from Thursday afternoon until Monday afternoon.
The City of Carmel—already the self-proclaimed “Roundabout Capital of the United States”—on Monday released a list of intersections it plans to convert beginning this summer.
In 22 states, people have begun to drive even more than they did in late February, before government shutdown orders began to take effect, according to INRIX, a traffic analytics firm.
The Indiana Department of Transportation said it was accelerating planned construction on the interstate while traffic is down about 40%.
Demand is weak because so many Americans are under shelter-in-place rules and businesses have been closed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Council Minority Leader Brian Mowery said his caucus believes returning Blue Indy spots to non-metered public parking would be beneficial to businesses.
Legislation that bans drivers from holding or using cell phones while operating a motor vehicle passed the Indiana House and Senate on Tuesday and awaits Gov. Eric Holcomb’s signature.
House Bill 1070, authored by Rep. Holli Sullivan, R-Evansville, would prohibit individuals from using a mobile device while driving unless using hands-free or voice-operated technology.
A state Senate committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to endorse the bill that only permits cellphone use with hands-free or voice-operated technology, except in emergencies.