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 [http://ow.ly/DI5a30griwr], and the Town of Plainfield and CIRTA won an innovation award [http://ow.ly/UjOT30grizF] from Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (AIM) for creating the EID to solve a workforce challenge.
“Nearly everyone riding the Connectors wouldn’t be able to work at these jobs if it weren’t for public transportation,” said John Seber, executive director of the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA), which operates the Connectors. “Weekend service during the holidays is good news for the workers and even better news for the employers.”
The fare to ride the Connectors is $1 each way. In addition to Plainfield, there’s also a Whitestown Connector to job sites in the AllPoints and Anson industrial park in Whitestown. For routes and schedules, visit www.WorkforceConnector.com.
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Media Contact: Jen Schmits Thomas, 317-441-2487, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Seber, CIRTA, 317-327-7433
Robin Brandgard, Plainfield Town Council President, 317-432-1489