Lyft, the San-Francisco-based ride-sharing company, has plans to deploy as many as 1,200 scooters in Indianapolis after receiving final approval from the city Thursday.
The city has approved a scooter license for Spin, which was acquired in November by Ford for upwards of $100 million and is planning to launch in 100 other cities.
As Fishers charges ahead with converting the Nickel Plate Railroad into a pedestrian pathway, the trail through Noblesville doesn’t seem to be gaining that same traction.
Lime says that its application with the city calls for six times as many electric scooters as it deposited on Indianapolis streets in June. It’s also weighing whether to offer its electric-powered bikes.
The regulations, passed 19-6 by the council, pave the way for Lime and Bird to return scooters to Indianapolis after they receive permits and agree to new conditions and fees.
An Indianapolis City-Council committee on Thursday evening voted to regulate businesses that rent out the dockless electric scooters that have caught on quickly since popping up around the city in the past two weeks.
City-County Council members are poised to put regulations on the motorized electric scooters that have been zipping around downtown over the past two weeks.
City code enforcement officials sent the company a letter asking them to halt their service for 30 days while the city works out a regulatory scheme that would tackle dockless bike and scooter sharing.
Experts suggest using beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste to make slick roads safer, in an effort to stop polluting fresh water sources with salty runoff.
Indiana environmental officials believe contaminants recently found on the site of the Indiana Transportation Museum are oil-based but don’t think an emergency response is needed.
The project will eliminate three of the five existing travel lanes from 116th Street to Main Street, add roundabouts at intersections, install a landscape median through the corridor and put multipurpose paths on both sides of the road.
Train, trail or both? That’s the debate in Hamilton County involving officials from Fishers and Noblesville and the Indiana Transportation Museum.
The operators of the suspended Indiana State Fair train have devised a plan for expanded service that would feature year-round trains rolling between Noblesville and downtown Indianapolis.
The challenge, according to an author of a study of pedestrian-friendly cities, is picking up ground on the dozens of major metro areas that also are making walkability a higher priority.
Repairing the city’s aging sidewalks and installing new ones where none exist would run even more than the $720 million it cost to build Lucas Oil Stadium.