City of Indianapolis

About Indianapolis

Indianapolis (“Indy”) is the capital city of Indiana and the 14th largest city in the United States. The city is famous for both its pharmaceutical and life sciences industries as well as for major sporting venues and teams, such as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (home of the “Indy 500”), Indiana Pacers (basketball), the Indianapolis Colts (American football), and the Indy Eleven soccer team. 

Although Indianapolis is a large city, it is convenient to get around, people are friendly, and there are many parks and green spaces where you can enjoy being outside.  

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IndyGo is Indianapolis’ city bus service. With over 212 buses in its fleet, the IndyGo bus system will get you where you need to go in downtown Indianapolis. A 30-day student bus pass costs $30 and features unlimited rides. PIE staff will assist you if you would like to purchase a student bus pass.