Throughout October try carpooling, taking the bus, biking, walking or vanpooling.
You can save money, reduce stress, burn calories, recapture some time, and win great prizes.
Enter to win each time you use alternative transportation throughout the month—just log your commutes.
Find our winners by clicking here!
New this year! - Commuter Selfie Contest
Post a selfie while commuting with the #IndyCommute hashtag on the Commuter Connect Facebook or Twitter pages, and you’ll be eligible for weekly drawings for Amazon.com gift cards. Drawings will be held the five Fridays in October.
How the Commuter Challenge works
Go to the Commute Calendar
Log the date and how you got to work
Automatically be entered for chance to win
Weekly prize drawings will be held in May, so continue to take and log alternative trips throughout the month. See the official Commuter Challenge rules.
Have a Smartphone?
Time Saving Tip
Set weekly text or email reminders on Friday to log your commute for the whole week in < 1 minute.
Set Commute Report Reminders: Make the process even easier by signing up for Commute Report Reminders. Click Commute Reminders and New Match Alerts after logging in. With this feature, you can activate reminders via email or a text message with a unique link in it. The link goes directly to a page to report your commute—no login required via the reminders so it saves you a step!
Reminders can be set daily or weekly.
New to Ridesharing?
We have all the tools to help you get started.
Our ridematching service offers is a simple and secure way to find carpool and vanpool partners and even people who are willing to be a biking buddy.
Determine your cost savings with the Commute Cost Calculator.
Use IndyGo’s Trip Planner to find which bus is right for you.
Never be stranded with our Emergency Ride Home. If you carpool, vanpool, take the bus, walk or bike more than three times a week, you have a built-in safety net when there’s an emergency (some restrictions apply).
Check Out Our Winners!
Week 1 (Oct. 1 - Oct. 5)
Bus Rider Wayne P., takes IndyGo to his work at Eskenazi Health
IndyExpress Bus Rider Jeena S., a Fishers Express Bus rider, employed at the State Dept. of Health
Bicycle/Walk Lindsay B., bikes 10 miles to get to work at the State Dept. of Health
Carpool/Vanpool Gerri W. carpools with 3 others from New Castle to her work at the State Dept. of Technology
Week 2 (Oct. 6 - Oct. 12)
Bus Rider June B., takes the IndyGo bus to her work at The National Bank of Indianapolis
IndyExpress Bus Rider William H., takes the Fishers Express Bus to his work at Rolls-Royce
Bicycle/Walk Brad F., rides his bike from the NW side of Indy to his work at the State Dept. of Technology Carpool/Vanpool Steven B., has been carpooling since 2007 from Columbus to his work at Rolls-Royce
Week 3 (Oct. 13 - Oct. 19)
Bus Rider Therese E., takes the bus to her work at Defense Finance and Accounting Services in Lawrence
IndyExpress Bus Rider Steven H., takes the Fishers Express Bus to his work at Eli Lilly
Bicycle/Walk Allyson C., walks to her job at The National Bank of Indianapolis
Carpool/Vanpool Tim M., carpools from Wilkinson to his work at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Week 4 (Oct. 20 - Oct. 26)
Bus Rider Julie W., takes the IndyGo bus to her work at IU Health Partners
IndyExpress Bus Rider Cheryl M., takes the Carmel Express Bus to her work at Eli Lilly .
Bicycle/Walk Matthew J., rides his bike to his work at IUPUI
Carpool/Vanpool John S., carpools from Martinsville to his work at AT&T
Week 5 (Oct. 27 - Oct. 31)
Bus Rider Joseph K., takes the IndyGo bus from Broad Ripple to Firestone on 96th St.
IndyExpress Bus Rider Chris M., takes the Fishers Express Bus to his work at the U.S. Court of Appeals
Bicycle/Walk Jon S., rides his bike to his work at Angie's List
Carpool/Vanpool John D., carpools from Fishers to his work at HP in downtown Indianapolis
Month of October Winners
$500 Gift Card: Diane F., takes the Fishers Express Bus to the U.S. Dept of Transp.
Apple iPad mini: Doug G., carpools from Greencastle to the IN Dept. of Transp.
$100 Gift Card: Cindy G., carpools from Bargersville to the IN Dept. of Workforce Dev't
$100 Gift Card: John W., carpools from Carmel to American Financial Credit Services
$50 Panera Bread Gift Card: Joseph K., takes the IndyGo bus to Firestone on 96th St.
$50 Panera Bread Gift Card: Dezra D., takes IndyGo to IUPUI
$50 Meijer Gift Card: Larry G., take IndyGo to Walmart on E. Washington St. in Indy .
$50 Meijer Gift Card: Tori M., vanpools from Greenwood to Cummins in Columbus
$25 Starbucks Gift Card: Louise W., carpools from Avon to IUPUI
$25 Starbucks Gift Card: Andrew K., rides his bike to IUPUI