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Indy Connect will host several public lunchtime meetings starting Tuesday, to discuss the Marion County Transit Plan.
In November, Marion County voters will decide on a $0.25 tax increase for every $100 of income, in order to fund the transit plan. If voters approve the tax hike, Indy Connect says riders will see a 70 percent increase in IndyGO services, shorter wait-times and increased morning, evening and weekend hours.
Phase 1 of the Red Line rapid transit system is already in the works even if voters do not approve the tax hike. If voters approve the tax increase, Indy Connect would expand the Red Line even further and start on the Blue and Purple rapid transit lines. The Red Line will run north and south, while the Blue and Purple lines would reach the east and west sides of the city.
You can learn more about the Marion County Transit Plan here.
Here’s a look at the upcoming public meetings:
Tuesday, Sept. 6
12:15 -1 p.m., Decatur Branch Library, 5301 Kentucky Ave.
12:15 -1 p.m., West Indianapolis Branch Library, 1216 S. Kappes St.
12:15 -1 p.m.,Haughville Branch Library, 2121 W. Michigan St.
12:15 -1 p.m., Wayne Branch Library, 198 S. Girls School Rd.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
12:15 -1 p.m., Nora Branch Library, 8625 Guilford Ave.
12:15 -1 p.m., Glendale Branch Library, 6101 N. Keystone Ave.
12:15 -1 p.m., Eagle Branch Library, 3325 Lowry Rd.
1:15 – 2 p.m., Pike Branch Library, 6525 Zionsville Rd.
Friday, Sept. 9
12:15 -1 p.m., Irvington Branch Library, 5625 E. Washington St.
12:15 -1 p.m., Spades Park Branch Library, 1801 Nowland Ave.
12:15 -1 p.m., East 38th St. Branch Library, 5420 E. 38th St.
12:15 -1 p.m., Brightwood Branch Library, 2435 N. Sherman Dr.
Wednesday, Sept. 14
12:15 -1 p.m., Fountain Square Branch Library, 1066 Virginia Ave.
12:15 -1 p.m., Lawrence Branch Library, 7898 N. Hague Rd.
12:15 -1 p.m., Beech Grove Branch Library, 1102 Main St., Beech Grove
1:15 – 2 p.m., Franklin Road Branch Library, 5550 S. Franklin Rd