IndyGo Proposed and 2015 Route Changes

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IndyGo Proposed and 2015 Route Changes
IndyGo Proposed and 2015
Route Changes
Ryan Gallagher, Transit Planner
About IndyGo
o Municipal Corporation of Indianapolis – Marion
County
o More than 500 employees
o Approx. 157 fixed route buses
o Headquarters – 8.5 acres under one roof, west
of downtown Indianapolis
o In 2014, IndyGo provided 10.2 million
passenger trips
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Downtown Transit Center
o Opening Late 2015
o Routes need to alter travel patterns to serve the Transit Center
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o Planning initiative for the future of transit in Indianapolis.
o Utilized stakeholders in neighborhoods, government, and business.
o Identified opportunities to make the network more useful for
spontaneous travel.
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Comprehensive Operational Analysis
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Proposed Route Changes
o Individual Routes – 27 Routes Changing
o Get a copy of proposals here today
o Visit IndyGo.net/pages/indygoforward
o Important to note
o These are proposed changes and subject to change
o IndyGo’s Board of Directors will vote on these in March based on YOUR Comments
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So What’s New?
o Frequent Service Corridors
o Frequency = Wait time between buses.
o Corridor = Street or combination of streets providing service to a specific destination.
Corridor
From Downtown to:
All Day Frequency
Routes Staggered Timing
To Provide Frequency
Meridian
38th Street
7.5 minutes
39, 17, 19
Central
16th Street (inbound)
15 minutes
2, 4, 5
Delaware
10th Street (outbound)
15 minutes
2, 4, 5
Capitol/Illinois
16th Street
15 minutes – 20 Minutes
18, 25, 28
Capitol/Illinois
Butler University, Westfield
Blvd.
30 minutes
18, 28
MLK
27th Street
30 minutes
15, 34
Michigan/New York Eskenazi Ave.
15 minutes – 20 minutes
10, 37
Virginia
30 minutes
14, 22
Fountain Square
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Local Service Changes
o Route 8 - Downtown Changes
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Local Service Changes
o Route 10 – Downtown Changes
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Local Service Changes
o Route 55 – Minor changes / Downtown
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Local Service Changes
o Route 11 - Will Serve Noble East.
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Noteworthy Service Changes
o VA Hospital
o Served directly by route 37.
o Route 10 will drop off at Eskenazi and along 10th.
o Eskenazi
o Realignment on Route 10 only serves east side of Eskenazi, on Eskenazi Ave.
Route 10
Route 37
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Noteworthy Service Changes
o Butler University – New service with Routes 18 & 28
o Service to Tarkington Park
Route 18
Route 28
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Timeline For Approval
o August-December 2014 – General Public Open houses.
o January-March 2015 – Neighborhood Specific Presentations.
o Take comments and suggestions.
o Answer questions regarding specific routes.
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Late March 2015 – Final Public Open Houses.
Late April 2015 – Final proposals presented to IndyGo Board for approval.
Summer 2015 – Public outreach campaign to inform riders of changes.
November/December 2015
o DTC Opens
o Route changes take place
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o Search Pages – “IndyGo”
o Follow us on Twitter
o @indygobus or www.twitter.com/indygobus
o Subscribe to our e-newsletter
o From our website www.indygo.net
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Give Us Your Feedback
o On-Line:
o Over the Phone:
IndyGo.net
317.635.3344
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