The City of Indianapolis provides services that are accessible to all. If you have any questions about how to access services, please read the information below or contact the City of Indianapolis Office of Disability Affairs at 317-327-5654. You can also contact the Office of Disability Affairs via email at Dustin.Gilmer@indy.gov.
The Downtown Canal is part of the Indiana Central Canal built in the 1800s. The canal runs from 11th Street to the White River State Park. In the 1980s, the canal was restored and is now a haven for recreational activities that include biking or walking and is a great way to explore Indianapolis, no matter if you are a resident or are a visitor. A canal access map can be found at the following link. Download the Canal Access Map.
Metered parking spaces are located on the north and south sides of New York Street. The public elevator is located on the north side of New York Street.
Disability metered parking spaces are located on the east and west side of Indiana Avenue, directly south of Michigan Street. A public elevator to the north of the disability metered parking spaces provides canal access.
Three disability metered parking spaces are located on the south side of 11th Street, which is one way west. One of the spaces is immediately past the driveway to the Indiana University Health Building, just east of Buggs Temple. The two remaining spaces are west of Buggs Temple.
The Department of Public Works promotes accessible curbs and sidewalks through its Capital Improvement Program and provides direct response service to individuals with disabilities who experience barriers. If you are a person with a disability and have a curb or sidewalk need, please contact the Mayor’s Action Center at 317-327-4622 (4MAC) and provide information regarding your specific disability-related need.
The City of Indianapolis values the engagement of individuals with disabilities and seniors throughout our community. Accessible parking opportunities promote mobility, economic development and livability for our city. If you are a person with a disability who has experienced a parking barrier, or if you are interested in applying for the parking programs described below, please contact the City of Indianapolis Office of Disability Affairs at 317-327-5654 or email Dustin Gilmer at Dustin.Gilmer@indy.gov
The City of Indianapolis provides the following opportunities for individuals with disabilities to experience barrier-free parking at meters as well as in residential areas:
The Department of Public Works responds to individuals with disabilities and seniors who have difficulty carrying trash containers to and from the curb. If you have a disability and experience difficulties, please contact the Mayor’s Action Center at 317-327-4622 (4MAC). After your call, a representative from the Department of Public Works will contact you in order to learn more about your unique disability needs. He or she will work with you to identify options to assist you.