From the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization | September 6, 2019
Travel Training for IPS Parents and Students
Indianapolis Public Schools and IndyGo are
hosting training sessions for parents and students to learn how to ride IndyGo. The sessions will include a short presentation, riding to and touring the Julia M. Carson Transit Center, and riding back to the school. There are multiple dates and locations to choose from. To register,
click here. For more information about the IPS and IndyGo Pilot Program,
Don't Block the Box!
If you are unable to complete your turn through an intersection, don't enter the intersection! This is dangerous for other road users like bicyclists and pedestrians. Stay behind the crosswalk and the solid white line to ensure everyone's safety and mobility. To learn more about the "Don't Block the Box" campaign, click
Purdue University's Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is hosting a workshop on Systemic Analysis and Low-Cost Countermeasures in support of Local Road Safety Plans on September 24th from 10 am to 3 pm at the the INDOT Transit Management Center. There is no cost to attend, but registration is limited to 50 people. To register, click
Central Ave Bridge is Open!
After two and a half years of being closed, the Central Avenue bridge that crosses over Fall Creek is now open! The MPO provided $5.3 million in funding for the project. The bridge underwent a complete historic restoration after many years of erosion. The bridge is now open for two-way traffic, which is different than before it was closed. Read more about this project
Google Maps Now Includes Biking and Ridesharing Directions with Transit
Google announced a new feature that will be included in Google Maps, where it will pair transit directions with biking and ride-sharing options. This allows users to plan trips and utilize a variety of transportation modes to get where they need to be. These features are under the "transit" tab in the app. Learn more about this feature
UPCOMING IRTC MEETING DATES
Check out the MPO's Calendar for upcoming meeting dates of the Indianapolis Regional Transportation Council and its Committees. All locations are accessible by public transportation.
Administrative Committee Meeting - September 27 at 8:30 am at IndyGo Board Room, 1501 W Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46222
Technical Committee Meeting - October 9 at 9:00 am at MIBOR Realtor Association, 1912 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Policy Committee Meeting - October 23 at 9:00 am at The Hornet Park Community Center at 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, IN 46107