IndyGo recently distributed $1,764,088 in federal assistance among nine central Indiana mobility-based organizations to help fund 11 different transportation programs for low-income individuals and people with disabilities.
IndyGo, a federal grant administrator for the state of Indiana, is hosting a “Call for Projects” meeting to discuss available Section 5310 federal funds for projects providing transportation to older individuals and those with disabilities.
The head of TSA, Administrator John Pistole, traveled from Washington D.C. to present the award in person to Mike Terry, president and CEO of IndyGo. Danny Crenshaw, chairperson of the IndyGo board of directors, moderated the event.
The combination of unseasonably warm weather throughout the first of the year, rising gas prices towards $4.00 per gallon, and efficiency-focused service delivery create a formula for successful ridership on public transportation.
Local fixed route ridership surpassed expectations throughout the entire detour period with a 39 percent increase over average ridership (325,212 total rides over 10 days). The four free ride days delivered an impressive 142,456 passenger trips.
IndyGo recently named Jessica Mitchell as its new manager of communications. She will be a key member of the business development team, which handles IndyGo's marketing and advertising, community outreach, customer service, transit planning and bus...