The General Assembly hasn’t increased dollars in the state’s Public Mass Transportation Fund for seven years.
The bill would give Monroe County the ability to expand Bloomington Transit county-wide.
Indianapolis and Bloomington both saw increases in public transit ridership last year.
Mayor Greg Ballard met with House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley at the Statehouse on Wednesday.
The resolutions are tailored to each specific sponsor, but all promote a regional transportation network.
Wednesday has been declared a day to focus on public transit, instead of less green personal alternatives which consume more fuel.