If you are a student from out-of-state, or maybe just from down the street, you might be wondering how on Earth are you going to get around the city?
From city bikes to electric blue cars it’s easy to get from A to B in Indy, even if you don’t have your own car. Here are some great transportation options in the city if you don’t have your own car or bike…or even if you do.
BlueIndy is a 100% electric car-sharing service and has about 200 charging stations in the Indianapolis region. These little cars are easy to use and doesn’t take a toll on your wallet.
Students get a free yearly membership, which means it would cost a Bulldog just 15 cents a minutes to rent a BlueCar! If you want to learn more or sign up for a membership click on the link provided below.
Sign up for your free BlueIndy membership today with discount code GODAWGS.
Butler has partnered with Uber, an on-demand private driving app, to offer a safe, alternative transportation option to and from campus. New users to Uber can use promo code BUTLER101 to receive $20 off their first ride. Need information on how to use Uber? It’s simple:
- Use the iPhone or Android app, or visit m.uber.com to request a ride.
- Sit back and relax. Uber will text you when the vehicle arrives.
- When your trip ends, Uber will auto-charge your credit card and email you a receipt.
- Fare split rides with friends for an even more cost-effective way to get around!
IndyGo can get you there. They operate 31 bus routes throughout Indianapolis, providing nearly 10 million passenger trips a year. Along with the opening of the Julia M. Carson Transit Center in downtown Indianapolis two IndyGo routes (18 & 28) were modified to serve the Butler Campus directly with convenient stops along Sunset Avenue.
IndyGo S-passes (1 month) are available In the PuLSE office for $30
- Use Google Maps to plan your trip with the IndyGo trip-planner.
- IndyGo now has Real-time arrival information.
- Visit indygo.net for more information.
Coming soon! IndyGo Red Line
Traveling within a few blocks of campus, the Red Line is a bus system that will “run from Broad Ripple through downtown Indy to the University of Indianapolis.” The route will come within a quarter mile of more than 50,000 residents. Throughout most of the day, buses will arrive every ten minutes, and the Red Line will operate for 20 hours each day, 7 days a week.
Similar to BlueIndy, Indiana Pacer Bikeshare is a great way to explore the city at a low cost. Indiana Pacer Bikeshare has about 20 stations around the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, and is a great option if you want to zip around downtown on a sunny day.