News Brief: Buses get dedicated lanes

David Worland, Reporter

Due to the Red Line, the Bus Rapid Transit, city buses will soon have their own street lanes to use starting in 2018. The Red Line promises to provide transportation to over 100,000 people.
“The line will end up travelling south from University of Indianapolis along Shelby and then will travel south along Madison Avenue to Greenwood,” said Mayor of Southport Russell McClure. “This is the section that will impact Southport High School.”
According to, this transit will run through streets which are attributed to three phases. Phase one, aimed for 2018, starts in Broad Ripple through the Julia M. Carson Transit Center south and ultimately ending up at the University of Indianapolis. Phases two and three do not have a set date to be opened. The project will cost $96.3 million dollars.