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
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)
(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?
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According to IBJ’s Scott Olsen, an updated proposal for Pulliam Square’s second phase should be filed by March. As for the reason for delay in submitting: “TWG has held off on submitting design plans to the city on its second phase until occupancy hit a certain level, Dye said. In addition, TWG has increased the… Read More Pulliam Square Phase II Update