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CAC Meeting

MITS invites all riders who use the MITS Plus service or have questions about MITS Plus to the quarterly Citizens Advisory Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. on November 15th at the MITS Board Room at 1400 East Seymour Street.  Transportation can be arranged by calling MITS Plus at 765-284-4753.

Spotlight: MITS Fixed-Route Transportation Team

By: Madison Smalstig The Muncie Indiana Transportation System (MITS) fixed-route transportation supervisor’s job is to ensure that MITS is providing the people of Muncie with a reliable and safe public transportation system. Working with drivers, monitoring routes and managing the transportation section of the website are just a few examples of what these supervisors oversee…

Up Close with Crystal Thomas, MITS Plus Director

By: Madison Smalstig MITS Plus is a program designated for those who are ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) certified. This service provides a service for these individuals to travel around town. The woman behind the operation is Crystal Thomas. As the MITS Plus supervisor, she is in charge of staying up-to-date on the American disability…

New Bus Book Corrections

MITS has recently published a new edition of the Bus Book for citizens to use to navigate around Muncie.  The following were printing errors and will be corrected in the next edition.  Please make note of these errors: All veterans of the military are now are eligible to ride MITS for free. MITS will stop…

Spotlight of MITS Partner: Erskine Green Training Institute

By: Madison Smalstig   MITS (Muncie Indiana Transit System) transports many individuals daily around Muncie to their jobs. One of the organizations that MITS works with to help transport employees to their job is Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI).   EGTI features ten to thirteen-week training programs in which instructors teach people with disabilities to work…

Alone and Wandering Toddler Found by MITS Driver

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…

MITS and the Citizens Advisory Committee

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…

Notice – Temporary Route #2 Change

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…