Getting Around Indianapolis

Individuals that choose to visit Indianapolis often find themselves in the Indianapolis International Airport. This particular airport is currently identified as IND. The Indianapolis international Airport is considered to be the biggest airport in a state of Indiana. It probably serves residents and tourists that are located in the vicinity of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. AirTran Airways considers Indianapolis their focus city for their airline. AirTran Airways also plans to expand their current flight service that runs to and from Indianapolis. This edition can be seen as a great convenience to visitors and locals that utilize the Indianapolis International Airport on a regular basis.

The city of Indianapolis has in urban layout as well as a rural landscape. Travelers can easily drive their way to other surrounding major cities such as Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville and Columbus. Drivers can take advantage of the many local and national car rental services in order to use the interstate and US highways to travel effortlessly between various states and cities all across the country. Renting a car in Indianapolis is as easy as providing the car rental company identification and a credit card to cover all of the costs that are associated with a car rental. Individuals that choose to take advantage of the Indiana State Trunklines can enjoy the scenic drive through Indianapolis that covers a rural landscape within close proximity to the hustle and bustle of an urban city.

Tourists can also take advantage of the Indianapolis public transportation company. The public transportation mass transit system is known by locals as the IndyGo. In 1975, the city established its public transportation system. This took place after the city took charge of the Indianapolis Transit Systems, Inc. The name IndyGo took the place of the previous name for the Indianapolis mass transit system that was used prior to 1997. Prior to 1997 the system was referred to as Metro.

Indianapolis is extremely proud of its ability to manage and sustain a low amount of traffic congestion. This is possible because the city covers approximately 365 square miles. Its low population density has allowed it to hold off on continuing to develop the city's mass transit bus system and light rail network. Travelers also have the option to utilize Greyhound Lines that operate from the Indianapolis Union Station terminal in the downtown area. Finally, both locals and tourists also take advantage of the national passenger rail system that is known as Amtrak.