Daily Journal staff reports
IndyGo is adding one more nighttime trip to the Greenwood Park Mall as part of service changes starting Sunday.
The bus service is adding a 9:20 p.m. trip on weekdays from the terminal at Ohio and
Meridian streets downtown to Greenwood Park Mall. Currently the last trip on the Route 31 bus from downtown leaves at 8:10 p.m.
The change was made to give people in Indianapolis more time to get back to Greenwood at night, IndyGo director of marketing Bryan Luellen said.
Rides on the Route 31 line increased about 14 percent in 2012, to 334,340 from 293,654 rides in 2011. IndyGo has seen annual ridership grow about 10 percent systemwide each year for the past three years, Luellen said. The system provided 9.9 million rides in 2012.
The changes to the Route 31 line is part of service improvements starting Sunday, including more frequent trips for the three most-used city routes with stops at the Indianapolis airport, Washington Square Mall, Indianapolis Children’s Museum and Indiana State Fairgrounds,