Since we last left off, there was a bit of contention between INDOT’s tentacle of car-centric doublethink, Mr. Scott Manning, and Twitter urbanists. The question at hand is whether INDOT is truly considering alternatives to the North Split or instead just playing lip service, all while knowing it will simply add lanes and steamroll through… Read More INDOT: The Great Provider (of Lip Service)
A week or two back, there was a bit of fervor on SkyscraperCity’s Indianapolis Development sub-forum (a great arena for our city’s development nerds) over a proposed parking lot on Virginia Avenue adjacent to Anthem’s headquarters. Yes, that verdant, lush meadow directly across from the world-class Cultural Trail and soon-to-be Red Line BRT. Yes, that… Read More City Leaders Shouldn’t Kneel For Anthem
Contrary to historic Redlining, which was horrible, Indianapolis begins a new chapter this upcoming week with its own Red Line. Poised to be one of the nation’s first all-electric bus rapid transit (BRT for short) lines, the 23 mile route will finally begin construction next week. Let us welcome the inevitable cries of “you took… Read More A Positive Redlining
(Scott Manning is INDOT’s Communications director.) …And suddenly, the state department charged with transportation is ensnarled in debates over safety. Today, on Twitter nonetheless, INDOT’s centurion of communication, Scott Manning, reiterated that fixing the North Split is necessary due to safety. Hold your laughter. “Fixing” the North Split means adding lanes, which flies in the… Read More Added Lanes on North Split Are (Probably) Happening Because It’d Be Safer?
Yesterday, Indianapolis leaders announced an expansion of the popular Pacers bikeshare system. Planned to double both the number of bikes and stations, access to the program will be brought to underserved neighborhoods north and south of downtown, from Garfield Park to Broad Ripple — bridging the mobility gap between the CBD and commercial nodes. In… Read More Pacers Bikeshare Expansion
After a year hiatus, Indyimby will be returning in 2018 – rebranded and fresh with new perspective. Stay tuned.
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has received five bids for its 4.5-acre property on East 16th Street. All proposals include a mix of both residential and commercial with the highest bid coming in at $2.75 million. Excited to see what comes next for this burgeoning neighborhood.