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Petitioning Mayor of Indianapolis Joe Hogsett and 6 others

I support the innovative Red Line public transit line in Indy

Many residents in Indianapolis know that effective public transit is essential to a thriving city. IndyGo has been underfunded and not effective in meeting this demand due to various reasons such as a lack of real time bus tracking on a smartphone app and large headways in between busses as well as inneffective routing. The Red Line Bus Rapid Transit project is a very innovative and effective solution to begin to bring Indianapolis into the 21st century of public transit. This BRT line will allow many to live more cost effective and safe lives by not needing to drive a personal automobile everywhere. Effective public transit also encourages residents to walk more and engage in their surroundings instead of merely driving through. The current plan has been in the works for over 2 years now with many public hearings that have taken in much feedback and public critique. Show your support for Indy's future by supporting this campaign and ultimately supporting effective public transit in our beloved city.

Please help us bring Indy further into the 21st century making our city stronger and stop our singular focus on cars only by signing this petition.

Here's some good reading making the case for mixed modes of transit like the Red Line:
http://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2015/10/11/no-new-roads-a-strategy-for-the-future-of-transport

http://translink.com.au/about-translink/what-we-do/benefits-of-public-transport

http://www.apta.com/mediacenter/ptbenefits/Pages/default.aspx

This petition was delivered to:
  • Mayor of Indianapolis Joe Hogsett
  • Acting Director - Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development Brad Beaubien
  • Indianapolis District 2 Councilwoman Colleen Fanning
  • MKNA Land Use Committee Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association
  • Representative
    Andre Carson
  • Acting Administrator - Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Commission Keith Holdsworth
  • Indianapolis MDC ℅ MDC Board Specialist Nancy Whitaker


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