Employees

Choose YOUR alternatives to driving alone!

Reduce your stress, save money on gas and parking, minimize wear and tear on your vehicle and help reduce air pollution in Central Indiana by choosing one of these affordable and convenient transportation alternatives.

Carpool

New to carpooling?

Getting started is easy! Just sign up, get your carpool match list, contact the people on your list, and determine how often you’d like to carpool. Your carpool schedule can be as flexible as you need it to be! Plus, you may be eligible for additional commuter benefits through your employer.

Sign up to find a carpool match

Already carpooling?

If you carpool and need to leave work early for an emergency, you may qualify for our emergency ride home service. Register for Commuter Connect and see if your organization is a participating employer.

Click here to view participating employers.

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Vanpool

Vanpooling is great for groups heading to work!

Commuter Connect provides vans for groups of people from throughout Central Indiana who work in similar locations. Vanpools meet at designated spots, ride in to work together, and share the cost of the ride while saving up to 50% on gas and maintenance costs.

Already vanpooling?

You may qualify for our emergency ride home service. Register for Commuter Connect and see if your organization is a participating employer.

Register now to find a vanpool!

Telecommute

Do You Telecommute?

Sign up here to participate in challenges throughout the year!

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Telecommuting Tips

Commuter Connect staff is here to help employees entering the telecommuting/work-from-home world for the first time. We can also help you to measure your reduction in carbon emissions.

Sign Up for Commuter Connect

Ride the Bus

There are some great options for commuting by bus in Central Indiana, including fixed-route bus service, door-to-door providers and CIRTA Workforce Connectors.

Already riding?

You may be eligible for the Commuter Connect Emergency Ride Home Program offered by participating employers. Register and find out!

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ANDERSON

CATS – City of Anderson Transportation System
CATS offers six fixed routes within the City of Anderson. Buses operate Monday through Saturday on all but seven holidays.

Hoosier Ride offers weekday service connecting Anderson with downtown Indianapolis in the mornings and evenings.

INDIANAPOLIS

IndyGo – Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
With 31 fixed routes and more than 4,000 bus stops throughout Indianapolis, IndyGo takes you where you need to be. So, hop a bus to catch a flight, get to class, get to work or just get out on the town.

Bus service to Indianapolis International Airport
IndyGo Route 8 provides affordable, frequent public transportation connecting Indianapolis with the airport.

Go Express Travel provides express bus service between the airport and downtown Indianapolis. Click here for a listing of airport bus services available from Anderson/Muncie, Bloomington, Lafayette and Champaign-Urbana, IL.

HENDRICKS COUNTY – PLAINFIELD

South Plainfield Connector offers weekday service between the westside of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 8 – Washington St) and the warehousing/industrial park district of Plainfield, including Metropolis Mall.

North Plainfield Connector offers weekday service between the westside of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 8 – Washington St) and the Allpoints Midwest industrial park in North Plainfield/Avon.

BOONE COUNTY – WHITESTOWN

Whitestown Connector offers weekday and Saturday service between the northwest side of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 37 – Park 100 and Route 86 – 86th St Crosstown at the Traders Point Shopping Center) and the Allpoints at Anson industrial park in Whitestown.

JOHNSON COUNTY

Access Johnson County offers fixed route service in Greenwood, Whiteland and Franklin. These routes connect with IndyGo Routes 16, 22 and 31.

MUNCIE

MITS – Muncie Indiana Transit System
MITS provides fixed route bus transportation within the Muncie city limits. Fifteen routes provide service Monday through Saturday on all but six holidays.

Hoosier Ride offers weekday service connecting Muncie with downtown Indianapolis in the mornings and evenings. Other connections available to Evansville, South Bend, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Bloomington, Ft. Wayne, Gary, Anderson and more.

SHELBYVILLE

The ShelbyGo Loop circulates on weekdays in Shelbyville.

OTHER CITIES

Private companies offering intercity bus service within Indiana include Miller Trailways’ Hoosier Ride, Megabus, and Greyhound.

Door-to-Door Providers

BOONE
Boone County Senior Services/Boone Area Transit System (BATS) 765.482.5220 or 317.873.8939

DELAWARE
MITSPlus (inside Muncie) 765.289.MITS
LifeStream (outside Muncie) 888.589.1121

HAMILTON
Hamilton County Express 317.773.2688

HANCOCK
Hancock Area Rural Transit (HART) 317.462.1103

HENDRICKS
LINK Hendricks County 317.718.4474

JOHNSON
Access Johnson County 317.738.5523

MARION
IndyGo Open Door 317.635.3344
Way2Go Transportation, a service of CICOA for senior citizens 317.803.6153

MADISON
CATS Nifty Lift (inside Anderson) 765.646.5747
LifeStream/TRAM (Transportation for Rural Areas of Madison County (outside Anderson) 888.589.1121

MORGAN
CONNECT Morgan County 765.342.2182

SHELBY
ShelbyGo 317.398.7614

Workforce Connect

CIRTA operates three shuttle services to worksites in South Plainfield, North Plainfield and Whitestown. Once a day at 5:15 a.m., the shuttles depart from a stop on Washington and Delaware in downtown Indianapolis and go directly to the worksites. The rest of the day, the shuttles pick up at IndyGo stops and head to the worksites. Rides are $1 each way.

Workforce Connect

School Pool

Get your kids to school more easily.

Getting your children to and from school can be easier with Commuter Connect’s School Pool service, which allows you to share the drive and everyone benefits.

When your school or school district registers with Commuter Connect, you can sign up to find other families who live nearby and are interested in sharing the drive.

Sign up and access the School Pool Matching system below.

Find A Match

Bike or Walk

Biking

Whether it’s a fun hobby or your main source of transportation, biking is safer than ever in Central Indiana with more open bike lanes than ever throughout the region.

Already biking or walking to work?

You may be eligible for the Commuter Connect Emergency Ride Home Program offered by participating employers. Register and find out!

Walking

Pedestrian trails in Downtown Indianapolis offer Central Indiana residents safe walking routes for getting to work or school, exercising, or accessing transit. Great places to walk include Monon Trail and Cultural Trail.

Emergency Ride Home

If you experience an emergency and need to leave work suddenly or if you unexpectedly have to stay late, Commuter Connect will provide you with a free taxi ride to wherever you need to go up to five times in one year. The only requirements are that:

  • You’re registered with Commuter Connect in advance of the emergency;
  • You carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, ride the bus or telecommute an average of three times a week; and
  • You work for a participating employer.

Find out if you’re eligible for ERH by registering now!

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