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IndyGo Red Line no longer free starting Sunday

Posted at 8:10 AM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 08:36:59-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The IndyGo Red Line has been free for three months. But that's ending this weekend with a temporary payment system.

Beginning Sunday, Dec. 1, riders will have to pay to ride the Red Line.

Riders can buy the new paper tickets with cash or card at any Red Line station. At the stops, two-hour passes, day passes, or week passes will be available.

A temporary ticket system is set to go, as the permanent system IndyGo has planned, called 'My Key,' isn't ready yet.

"We're still working through some technology issues. This is very new technology," Lesley Gordone, IndyGo spokesperson, said. "We're working through some troubleshooting now, and we hope to launch that soon. We wanted to make sure our riders had a reliable system while we charged fare.""

If you want to ride after Sunday, here's what you need to know:

  • Two hour pass: $1.75
  • Full day pass: $4
  • Week pass: $20
  • If you have a medicare card, K-12 student ID, or an IndyGo half-fare ID card, you can get those passes for half price.

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