IndyGo bus schedule changes due to staff shortages

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IndyGo will temporarily change its bus schedules starting Sunday, Oct. 10, due to staffing shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the IndyGo website. The website states these adjustments are meant to improve their service reliability and minimize service impacts for both their riders and staff. Updated schedules will be available on the IndyGo website and updated maps will be available the week of Oct. 10.

Bus routes 2, 4, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 30, 31 and 86 will all experience a change in operating times, according to the IndyGo website. Routes 2 and 86 will change from their previous 30-minute frequency to a one-hour frequency from Monday through Saturday. Routes 12 and 13 will experience a two-hour frequency Monday through Friday, a change from its normal one-hour frequency. All of the other previously listed routes will not have any frequency changes, but will not have high-frequency service between the rush hour times of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., according to the IndyGo website The only other affected routes will be 3, 8, 10 and 90 and will only experience time adjustments of a few minutes.

University of Indianapolis students can purchase IndyGo S-Passes, which are 31-day passes, through the Office of Student Affairs, according to Dean of Students and Vice President for Student and Campus Affairs Kory Vitangeli’s weekly activities emails. Passes can be purchased for $30 and can be picked up at the Student Affairs office in Schwitzer 208 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or can be purchased online through the UIndy Marketplace website.

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