Indianapolis submitted a joint bid with suburb Fishers. Their bid made the cut among 238 total proposals from cities in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
The Indiana House has approved a bill that would lift a ban on building light rail in the Indianapolis area.
The light rail component of the transit bill is still dividing many legislators in the final weeks of the session.
The Senate scrapped a House-passed bill to let Marion and Hamilton Counties vote on a local income-tax hike, in favor of a legislative study committee.
A House committee will vote Wednesday on a bill that would allow Marion and Hamilton County voters to decide whether to raise local income taxes.