Construction Begins on $20M Transit Center

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City and transportation officials have broken ground on a $20 million public transit center in downtown Indianapolis. It will offer interactive displays with real-time arrival information and an indoor waiting area. September 25, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 23, 2014) - IndyGo invites Indianapolis residents, passengers and community leaders to the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Downtown Transit Center.

"We're extremely excited for the construction of the transit center to begin," says Mike Terry, president and CEO of IndyGo. "Once in operation, it will greatly enhance the passenger experience offering real-time arrival information, safe and convenient transfers and an indoor waiting area."

The festivities will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 12 - 2 p.m. at the future site of the Downtown Transit Center, located on the southeast corner of Washington and Delaware Streets. Beginning at noon, attendees can see a large scale exhibit of the transit center with interactive components that will offer insight to the enhanced experience that passengers can expect at the Downtown Transit Center.

At 1 p.m. remarks will be made by Mayor Greg Ballard, Council President Maggie Lewis and IndyGo President and CEO, Mike Terry, followed by the ceremonial groundbreaking.

To learn more about the Downtown Transit Center project, please visit www.IndyGo.net/DTC.

About IndyGo:

IndyGo, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, provides public bus transit services to residents and visitors throughout Marion County. IndyGo is led by President and Chief Executive Officer, Mike Terry, and a seven-member, bipartisan board appointed by the Mayor of Indianapolis and the City-County Council of Indianapolis and Marion County. On its 31 local service fixed routes IndyGo provided 10.2M passenger trips in 2013. Visit IndyGo.net or call 317.635.3344 for more information. Find IndyGo on Twitter @IndyGoBus or Facebook by searching pages "IndyGo."

Source: The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp.