The crazed sounds of motors, engines and various battery-powered wands, blowers and whackers fill the air. It’s like Mick Ronson’s pent-up guitar attack at the beginning of Bowie’s “Suffragette City.” Outside my window, a bluejay looks from side to side, as if expecting an airborne freight train.
I came of age in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. I went to college in St. Paul in 1969. I stayed in one of those cities or the other for almost ten years.
The solution? An innovative partnership with ridesharing companies that would bolster ridership, and make Indianapolis’ public transit system more affordable, accessible, and equitable.
Nuvo, an alternative newspaper in Indianapolis, plans to cease publication at the end of May. The word came in a note from Kevin McKinney, who was first Nuvo’s publisher and then its foundation director when the publication tried to reinvent itself as a non-profit.