Scoot Over for Scooters

August 21, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy More dockless electric scooters from more providers could appear in more places around Indy now that the City of Indianapolis Board of Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS) has approved new regulations. […more…]

Street Sweeping Returns

July 1, 2019 0

After years of absence, street sweeping is back! According to Ben Easley, project manager for public outreach at the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW), “The streets in Broad Ripple have seen some […more…]

Partnership Plants Lasting Benefits

June 10, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy When it rains as little as a quarter of an inch, the city’s antiquated drainage system combines stormwater with wastewater (sewage). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers such combined sewer […more…]

Plant Trees and Spread Happiness

March 20, 2019 0

Citizens Energy Group, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, and the Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) have formed a long-term partnership to plant 10,000 trees across the city as a way to create greener neighborhoods and reduce […more…]

Scooteropolis Revisited

March 19, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Winter weather appears to have accomplished what public safety concerns have not: reduced rental scooter clutter. The seasonal time-out also affords an opportunity to review the impacts of widespread rental scooter […more…]

IndyGo, DPW Sign Interlocal Agreement

September 5, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works and the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (aka IndyGo) have signed an interlocal agreement [PDF] that lays the foundation for cooperation between the two […more…]

Levee Project Making Progress

August 24, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Flood protection for Midtown neighborhoods is making progress and all signs point to an August 2019 completion of construction work on Section 3B-3 (the Westfield Alignment) of the Indianapolis North Flood […more…]

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