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Improving the Commute – and Economic Development – With BRT

Tom Ewing, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q2-2016)

A few years back, Indiana’s Department of Transportation (INDOT) established a website for project information on I-69 and I-465, the outer-belt that encircles Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana’s biggest metro area and capital city. INDOT explained that Operation Indy Commute is an initiative “to strategically eliminate recurring commuting bottlenecks”. Operation Indy Commute costs $65 million for new interchange capacity and access lanes.
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IndyGo Red Line Selected for Federal Funding

IndyGo Red LineINDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Federal Transit Administration released its Small Starts funding recommendations for the 2017 federal fiscal year including a $75 million award for the construction of IndyGo’s Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The grant adds to more than $40 million in successful competitive federal funding opportunities for IndyGo since 2012.

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