INDIANAPOLIS — A woman who ended up pinned under the tire of an IndyGo bus had been chasing it before she was hit, according to police. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were initially called to the 10400 block of E. Washington Street for a report of someone who was possibly intoxicated woman causing trouble on […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Drivers will need to find alternative routes as new road closures start Monday while construction crews continue their work on IndyGo’s new Purple Line. Beginning April 10, 38th Street between Emerson and Shadeland Avenues will be closed for roadway and drainage improvements. The closure includes all westbound lanes and all except one eastbound lanes. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Less than three years after project completion, IndyGo says they are ripping up existing pavement at Red Line stations and doing it all over. It’s all part of the “Red Line Enhancement Project” and IndyGo says it will cost them $3 million. IndyGo says the upgrades will give additional long-term stability and protect […]

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s the lunch rush at Simply Southern Restaurant and Catering. “I would describe it as Indy’s best kept secret because a lot of people don’t know we got the best oxtails in town,” Sherry lynem, Simply Southern Restaurant and Catering owner, said. The restaurant may soon be a little more challenging to get to. Beginning […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Masks are no longer required on IndyGo buses since a federal judge in Florida voided the national mask mandate on public transpiration. In a statement, IndyGo said those riding on IndyGo buses or visiting IndyGo properties no longer need to wear a mask. “Due to Monday’s court ruling and under the guidance of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Drivers will have to contend with new road closures starting early next week as construction crews continue their work on IndyGo’s new Purple Line. As soon as Monday, 38th Street will be partially closed between Fall Creek Parkway to Keystone Avenue, according to a news release from the transportation corporation. The closure includes […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyGo workers will block off roads starting Thursday for construction of the new Purple Line, which will connect downtown Indianapolis to Lawrence once complete. For ten days, 38th Street will be closed in both directions between Fall Creek Parkway and Orchard Avenue. That will roll into the closure of eastbound traffic from Fall […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Construction on the Purple Line, IndyGo’s second of three planned bus rapid transit lines, will soon be underway. A groundbreaking was held Friday for the project, which will connect Indianapolis to Lawrence. “We’ve been looking for opportunities like bus rapid transits to really connect us and help signal progressive change of all of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The city is one step closer to groundbreaking on IndyGo’s new Purple Line, which will connect residents from Indy to Lawrence. The $188 million project is phase two of IndyGo’s project bringing three new bus rapid bus transits to the area. Right now, the Red Line is the only one that’s complete. IndyGo […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyGo says ridership numbers are rebounding post pandemic, as the city opens back up. Students are back to school, and more people are going back to work into the office. But as the buses get more packed, riders might also experience some delays. Last Friday, DeMarcus Hazelwood was catching the #8 bus off […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that could have threatened future funding for mass transit in Indianapolis is dead for the current legislative session, though portions of it could possibly be brought back before lawmakers adjourn. The bill (SB 141) had already passed the state Senate and received a hearing in March in the House Roads and Transportation Committee. […]

It has been one year since the Red Line buses first went into service on the streets of Indianapolis. The 2019 debut was met with buses packed with curious Hoosiers wanting to be part of the new rapid transit line's maiden voyage. The year ahead had both overcrowded buses and eventually near-empty buses due to COVID-19.