Ride with MITS

Getting around Muncie, Indiana could not be easier when you ride with MITS (Muncie Indiana Transit System).  With 14 routes covering the city, our buses can connect you to Ball State University, the Muncie Mall, Ball Memorial Hospital, Ivy Tech Community College, Minnetrista Cultural Center, Walmart, Downtown Muncie, and many places in between.  Our MITSPlus service provides door-to-door service for people with disabilities.

Use our Plan Your Trip guide to find routes and bus schedules, or call (765) 289-MITS (6487) to speak with our operator.  If you are looking for advertising options, then please check out our Transit Advertising opportunities. Don’t forget to check our Leadership page for information on the next public board meeting. MITS is currently hiring drivers and mechanics, if you are interested in either job then please find more information and apply on our Employment page.

If you are a veteran or student, you ride MITS for FREE!  Come ride with us!

Notice of public hearing

Posted June 15, 2017

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be conducted by the Muncie Public Transportation Corporation (MPTC) for the purpose of considering service changes being proposed for implementation by the Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS). Click HERE for more information.

Changes to Route 12 Ivy Tech

Posted May 30, 2017

Effective Tuesday, May 30 some changes will take place on Route 12 Ivy Tech. Two trips in the morning, 6:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m., and also two trips in the afternoon, 3:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., will travel to 26th street via Hoyt and service DIY. The trip will continue down 26th street onto Cowan Road where it will resume the regular route.

These trips will take place Monday through Friday.

Congratulations on your retirement, Viola Willmann!

Posted May 24, 2017

MITS would like to congratulate Viola Willmann on her retirement! Viola has been with MITS for more than 20 years and was the recipient of the A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service in 2001. In addition, Viola was awarded the MITSPlus Driver of the Year in 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and was also a member of the Better Service team in 2000, 2004, and 2015.

Thank you, Viola, for all that you’ve done and for being a member of the MITS family! We would like to wish you all the best in retirement!

Alone and Wandering Toddler Found by MITS Driver

Posted May 22, 2017

A MITS bus driver, Nikki Knight, noticed a toddler wearing only a diaper as she made a stop on her regular route last week. Knight parked her bus and got out to check on the child. No guardians came out to see what was happening so the police were called and eventually the mother arrived at the scene.

Fox 59 produced this video about the story.


MITS and the Citizens Advisory Committee

Posted May 1, 2017

MITS has appointed a Citizens Advisory Committee of local MITS and MITSPlus riders that helps to voice community concerns and values as MITS develops its mission and programs. CAC meetings are open to the public and held quarterly, the next meeting is, Wednesday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. This is your chance to be heard! You can read more about the CAC here on our Accessibility page. As a rider your opinion is valuable and we hope to see you at the next meeting!

Update, May 25, 2017: Thank you to everyone who attended last night’s CAC meeting! We had a fantastic turnout and received valuable input. Your considerations will be reviewed carefully and we hope to use this information to improve our services. Don’t miss the next CAC meeting on Wednesday, August 23 at the new start time of 6:00 p.m.

2015 and 2016 Employees of the Year and Better Service Team Members

Posted April 14, 2017

MITS would like to recognize the Employees of the Year and Better Service Team Members from 2015 and 2016. Congratulations and thank you for all that you do! The image on our Employee Spotlight page was featured in The Star Press on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Notice – Temporary Route #2 Change

Posted March 21, 2017

Beginning Monday, March 27th, the Tillotson Avenue bridge over the White River will be closed for a complete rebuild.  Due to this closing, Route #2 Ball State Jackson will now continue on Nichols Avenue to Kilgore Avenue to the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) and back beginning at 6:30 am.  On weekdays at 7 am and 8 am, the bus will stop at the Marsh Supermarket at Tillotson and White River Blvd instead of the Youth Opportunity Center.  All other trips will remain the same.

Please call the MITS Transportation Office at (765) 289-MITS with any questions.

Route #2 Change Press Release

Employee Spotlight

Amy Howell Receives A. David Werner Award

Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) is pleased to announce that Amy Howell received the 2016 A. David Werner Award for Outstanding Service on April 6, 2017 at the monthly MITS Board of Directors meeting. Howell is the Assistant Director of Finance and has been with MITS for 20 years, and this is her first year to receive the award. On how it feels to be recognized for her work and achievements, Howell said, “I was proud. I was really honored to win, just because of who [David Werner] was. To even think that I would compare to that type of person made me feel proud.” Howell said that each day she comes in she just tries “to do my job. So it’s nice to know that I help people, more than I realized.”

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