From the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization | August 16, 2019
Car Free Day Friday, September 20th
Friday, September 20th marks the 4th annual Car Free Day Indy! This event celebrates various forms of sustainable transportation. You can participate as an individual or take the corporate challenge. There will also be events and activities on September 20th, including live music and refreshments. Visit Car Free Indy to take the pledge and learn more.
VIDEO: Vanpool with CIRTA
The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) offers different commute options, including vanpooling. Vanpools consist of 5-15 people commuting to and from similar destinations each workday. Watch the video or click here to learn more about van- and carpools in the region to make your commute less stressful, save money, and connect with others.
RedLine Impacts on Driving
The RedLine launch is less than three weeks away and it is important for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians to understand how the new configurations impact mobility throughout the RedLine corridor. This article provides information about the new travel patterns for motorists. Videos are available along with maps, Rules of the Road, and frequency information. Be sure to be attentive when traveling through the corridor and obey all traffic signs, signals, and lane rules. Don't forget: the RedLine will be free the entire month of September!
Swenson Celebrates 35 Years with City
Andrew (Andy) Swenson celebrated 35 years with the City of Indianapolis/MPO this week. Andy began his planning career as a long-range transportation planner for the Indianapolis MPO in 1984, but since 1986 has had various other positions with different Indianapolis-Marion County government agencies. Andy has been a great addition to the team, managing the Travel Demand Model, data development, and GIS resources among other tasks. Learn more about Andy here.
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.

  • Policy Committee Meeting - August 21 at 9:00 am at MIBOR Realtor Association, 1912 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
  • 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