Zero fare rides from Indy to industrial parks in Plainfield and Whitestown roll out Jan. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE B-roll video and images available for download at The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) and businesses in the Plainfield and Whitestown Economic Improvement Districts (EIDs) are launching a promotional offer of zero-fare rides on Workforce Connectors in 2024. Beginning Jan. 2, those riding Workforce Connectors shuttles from Indianapolis to industrial parks … read more

CIRTA and CICOA Relaunch My Freedom Program for Central Indiana Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

Program increases accessibility by providing affordable cross-county transportation for qualifying individuals   INDIANAPOLIS – Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) and CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions recently relaunched the My Freedom program, which provides transportation services for individuals with disabilities or anyone over the age of 60 in Central Indiana. “We are grateful to provide … read more

Plainfield & Whitestown Schedule Updates

Beginning February 20, 2023, the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority’s (CIRTA) Workforce Connectors to Plainfield and Whitestown will no longer run Sundays or after 7:00 PM Monday – Saturday. We understand the adjustment to the operating hours may impact you. We are here to help. Please find a list of frequently asked questions below or … read more

North & South Plainfield Connector

Service for the North & South Plainfield Connector comes from an Economic Improvement District, in which area businesses voluntarily assess themselves to support specific projects. The formation of the Plainfield EID has attracted national from Streetsblog [], and the Town of Plainfield and CIRTA won an innovation award [] from Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (AIM) for … read more

CIRTA names John Seber executive director, pledges to work to close mobility gap

The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) board of directors announced today that it has named transit industry veteran John Seber as its executive director. With 28 years of transit experience in both public and private sectors, Seber has worked with transit authorities throughout the country while based in Indianapolis. CIRTA Board Chair Bill Ehret … read more

Whitestown forms Economic Improvement District (EID) to pay for workforce transportation

The Whitestown Town Council last night passed an ordinance to create an Economic Improvement District (EID) to help fund a commuter transportation service. Property owners within an estimated 2,000-acre area straddling I-65 in Whitestown will pay into a fund that will cover the cost of the Whitestown Connector, which provides service between IndyGo’s northwestern-most stop … read more

Henneke Appointed to CIRTA Board of Directors

Greg Henneke has been appointed by Mayor Joe Hogsett to the board of directors of the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA). Currently senior executive vice president at American Structurepoint, Greg has served in wide-ranging roles, including Indianapolis DPW director and INDOT design division chief, as well as numerous civic engagements, including chairman of the … read more

Central Indiana to celebrate Car Free Day Sept. 21

Residents urged to take online pledge to go car free or car lite Central Indiana residents are encouraged to take part in Car Free Day Indy by taking a bus, biking or walking or by going “car lite” and carpooling or vanpooling on Sept. 21. To sweeten the challenge, Commuter Connect, the region’s rideshare program, … read more

McGee named CIRTA interim director

The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) has named Andrew McGee interim director. McGee, who currently serves as assistant director, will assume his new role following the departure of current executive director Lori Kaplan, who retires July 13. McGee has worked for CIRTA in various capacities since 2011. Prior to that, he worked seven years … read more