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.
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
UPDATE: Indianapolis to waive its option to purchase BlueIndy assets
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.”Read More
Carmel preparing to add 11 roundabouts over next two years
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.Read More
Republican councilors ask Hogsett to pass on purchase of BlueIndy assets
Council Minority Leader Brian Mowery said his caucus believes returning Blue Indy spots to non-metered public parking would be beneficial to businesses.Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
The House has passed legislation that would bar all drivers from having their phones in their hands while driving. House Bill 1070 passed 86-10 on Wednesday. The two-page bill, authored by Rep. Holli Sullivan, R-Evansville, updates a current law passed in 2011 that requires all phones must be used hands-free while behind the wheel of […]
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.