Red Line still on track despite denial of state funds

Officials say the first phase of a rapid transit line that should eventually connect Westfield to Greenwood won’t be delayed even though the Indianapolis region missed out on a share of $84 million in state funding from the Regional Cities Initiative.

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Hamilton County crafting tax-funded transit plan

Hamilton County leaders are getting a clearer picture of what a public transit bus system could look like and, according to a new study, the annual operating cost could range from $10 million to nearly $25 million.

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CIRTA pulls plug on Carmel commuter bus line

Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard on plans to discontinue commuter-bus service to downtown Indianapolis: Disappointed, but city “would support future efforts to bring a strong public transportation system to the Indianapolis area.”

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IndyGo deciding which routes should get focus and resources

IndyGo isn’t threatening to eliminate routes, but it is trying to craft a policy to guide it through landmark changes: next year’s opening of the $20 million Downtown Transit Center and, possibly, the passage of a referendum in favor of a regional rapid-transit system.

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Local mayors tout plan for Red Line transit route

The mayors of Indianapolis, Carmel, Westfield and Greenwood on Tuesday announced a potential plan and a timetable for The Red Line, a proposed rapid-transit all-electric bus route that would stretch 28 miles from Hamilton County to Johnson County.

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INDOT chooses Chicago firm for Amtrak line

The Indiana Department of Transportation said Monday that it selected Corridor Capital LLC of Chicago to run the endangered Hoosier State passenger rail line from Indianapolis to Chicago.

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