IndyGo ridership reaches 23-year peak
January 20, 2015
IndyGo's ridership hit a 23-year peak in 2014, soaring to 10.29M passenger trips with seven individual months hitting highs that had never been seen before.
"Growing ridership shows that there's a desire for more public transportation in Indianapolis," said Mike Terry, president/CEO of IndyGo. "2014 was a huge year for us, and 2015 will be even bigger with the grand opening of our Downtown
IndyGo to bar 'personal care attendants' from riding free
December 11, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS — IndyGo updated its policy to now prohibit “personal care attendants” from riding regular bus routes free with their paratransit partners, reported the USA Today.
The agency’s bus drivers recently reported a rash of passengers pretending to be caretakers so they can get a free ride, and in some cases, they’d get
off a different stop then the person they were allegedly
IndyGo recycles stadium seats for bus stops
May 20, 2013
gone to landfills.
In partnership with Ecolaborative, Indianapolis Fabrications and Recycle Force, PUP is facilitating the refurbishment of the stadium seats, while a strategic relationship with IndyGo is bringing the rehabbed stand-alone benches to bus stops around Indianapolis.
In late 2011, the pilot PUPstop was installed at Alabama and Vermont Streets where a public art mural of Kurt
CCW begins delivering ZEPS buses to IndyGo
February 17, 2015
Complete Coach Works (CCW) began delivery of 21 rehabilitated Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) powered electric buses to Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. (IndyGo)
As the world’s first and only of its kind, the remanufactured ZEPS buses are rebuilt with lightweight flooring, lightweight seats, low resistance tires, energy-efficient heating and cooling to ensure a range of 130
IndyGo's Michael Terry at BusCon
September 18, 2013
A conversation with IndyGo's President/CEO Michael Terry following his address at BusCon2013.
IndyGo approved to maintain current service, fares
October 15, 2013
IndyGo's 2014 budget was approved by the Indianapolis City County Council, allowing the transit agency to maintain its current service levels and fare structure next year.
Last year at this time, the council approved an increase of $6 million for the 2013 budget, which allowed IndyGo to make noticeable upgrades to local bus service. The improvements, guided by the Indy Connect bus plan, were
IndyGo to unveil refurbed articulated buses
November 19, 2013
IndyGo is introducing 17 newly refurbished 60-foot articulated buses on Route 39 – East 38th Street and Route 8 – Washington, offering more capacity on the popular routes.
“The introduction of these ‘bendy’ buses into our fleet is very exciting as it will improve our customer experience,” said IndyGo President/CEO Mike Terry. “They will increase the passenger capacity on our busiest routes
Five Questions: IndyGo President/CEO Michael Terry
May 17, 2012
Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. (IndyGo) President/CEO Michael Terry joined the agency in August 2003 as director, business development, responsible for marketing, communications, government and community relations, and planning and growth strategies. He later assumed the role of president and chief operating officer in 2009. IndyGo, which employs more than 450 people, provides
IndyGo's recycled bus bench program wins award
September 17, 2013
The collaborative project between People for Urban Progress (PUP) and IndyGo to salvage historic Bush Stadium seating and repurpose them as benches at bus stops, dubbed the PUPstop program, won an Indiana Innovation Award.
The awards program is the centerpiece of the Day of Innovation hosted by Centric Indy, a local coalition with a mission to elevate Indianapolis as a globally recognized
IndyGo to begin more improvements in June
May 23, 2013
Indianapolis-based IndyGo announced it will begin it next round of bus service improvements on June 9.
In February, the transit agency launched frequent service on its core lines, added weekend service and lengthened some hours of service. The changes slated for June will increase system efficiency through route realignments and will result in better service for customers. Enhancements