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CityBus to Hold Public Hearings for Proposed Changes to Routes 1B and 4B

CityBus will hold two public hearings to discuss changes to routes 1B and 4B and to let community members offer feedback. These hearings will take place on Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, July 13.


CityBus recognized for alternative fuel efforts

Lafayette, Ind.: CityBus received an award from the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition for its efforts in converting from traditional fuel sources such as diesel to hybrid-electric diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG).


Severe Weather Service Reductions for Wednesday, Jan. 30

While winter has been fairly mild, temperatures are expected to enter the sub-freezing range for the next several days. Due to the cancellation of Purdue classes, some campus loop service will be reduced.


MyCityBus Upgrades Coming Soon!

A number of upgrades to the CityBus mobile app will go into effect on Monday, Jan. 21, including enhancements to the Favorites and Route Map features.


CityBus Launches New Industrial Express Service

Beginning Wednesday, January 2, CityBus will launch a new route that will serve new areas of Concord Road, Veterans Memorial Parkway and the Wabash National Corporation south plant.


CityBus requests input on Strategic Plan

As part of its 2019-2025 Strategic Plan, CityBus is considering a number of schedule and route improvements. The agency will invest approximately $750,000 annually in new service.

CityBus will present the Strategic Plan at two upcoming public open houses. Members of the community are invited to attend and provide feedback. Information will be shared through an online survey that can be found at http://bit.ly/CityBus-Plan2025.

The full details of the plan can be found here.


CityBus to Provide Shuttle Service to Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

CityBus will provide transportation services for the 2018 Feast of the Hunters’ Moon on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

Attendees can ride to the event from the Ross Ade Stadium parking lot at Victory Drive. Frequent shuttle service will begin at 9:15 am on both days of the event and will end at 6:30 pm on Saturday and 5 pm on Sunday.

“The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is one of the region’s largest events, drawing tens of thousands of people” said Martin Sennett, general manager. “We are excited to show our support for such a significant cultural event.”

Attendees looking to take advantage of the shuttle service will pay regular CityBus fare.


New MyCityBus App

Where’s the Bus? Now You’ll Know
New Passenger Information System Enhances Service
Lafayette, Ind. –July 18, 2018–CityBus is rolling out MyCityBus, a new GPS-based bus location system that will provide real-time information, news, and route-specific alerts.


CityBus and Purdue University Team Up to Revitalize Transfer Center Rain Gardens

CityBus partnered with students from Purdue University to bring new life to the rain gardens at the Transfer Center and improve the health of the Wabash River.

Lafayette, Indiana, April 27, 2018—

Pollution of the Wabash River is a major concern in Lafayette, and stormwater runoff plays a significant role. When rain washes across hard surfaces like roofs and roads, it picks up pollutants and carries them to the sewer and river. Installing green infrastructure such as rain gardens helps to filter out pollutants before rainwater reaches the river. CityBus enacted help from students in the Environmental and Ecological Urban Water Projects course at Purdue University to refurbish its rain gardens and bring them back to life so they would function more effectively.


CityBus Awarded Safety Grant by Federal Transit Administration

CityBus Awarded Safety Grant by Federal Transit Administration

 Lafayette, Ind.: CityBus is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a Federal Transit Administration competitive grant award of $485,760 for safety related projects. CityBus will use the funding to install pedestrian detection systems on its fleet of nearly seventy fixed route vehicles. The total amount of the project including local funds comes to $607,200.