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Community meetings on 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan set

The way we get around today – driving, biking, walking or taking transit – has a lot to do with infrastructure that was planned years ago. Roadways, transit lines and bridges often are conceived decades before any concrete is poured. In other words, if residents want to have a say in future infrastructure, they need … read more




Workforce Connectors not running on Labor Day (September 4)

All three Workforce Connectors (North Plainfield Connector, South Plainfield Connector, and Whitestown Connector) will not operate on Labor Day, Monday, September 4.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, September 5.  Questions can be directed to CIRTA’s office (317-327-7433) during normal business hours.


Central Indiana to celebrate Car Free Day Indy Sept. 22

CEOs, civic leaders pledge to go car free or car lite Central Indiana will join Paris, Brussels, Copenhagen, Jakarta, Metro Washington, D.C., and Long Island, NY, in marking World Car Free Day on Sept. 22. For the second year, Commuter Connect is challenging Central Indiana employers and residents to go car free and take the … read more


Amazon job seekers can take public transportation

Job seekers participating in today’s Amazon Jobs Day in Whitestown can get to the hiring fair on public transportation. While a lack of transportation has historically prevented many metro-area job seekers from applying for jobs in Indianapolis suburbs, a “workforce connector” now links IndyGo lines to worksites offering thousands of positions – including the ones … read more



Funding Transit to Industrial Properties

Employers in Plainfield, Indiana, are helping fund connector bus service that brings employees to local industrial parks. By: Cinda Kelley, president, Kelley and Associates LLC http://www.naiop.org/en/Magazine/2017/Summer-2017/Development-Ownership/Funding-Transit-to-Industrial-Properties.aspx


May Commuter Challenge offers prizes for commuters

Central Indiana residents who take a bus, bike, carpool or walk to work at least once in the month of May can enter to win a $500 gift card and other prizes in the Commuter Challenge. Commuters who log their “smart commutes” at www.CommuterConnect.us will earn one entry every time they log a commute. In … read more


Hamilton County commuters invited to learn about vanpools

Hamilton County residents who work in downtown Indianapolis are invited to a lunch-and-learn session about vanpooling on May 12 at noon at the Julia M. Carson Transit Center, 201 E. Washington St. “This is for everyone who’s tired of a long commute and might be interested in saving money and sharing driving responsibilities with others,” … read more