Getting to Mass Ave


We have some helpful tips on finding parking along Mass Ave. We have included information on meter parking, free parking, and parking lots. Not driving? We also have included information on IndyGo routes and bike parking.

By Car


Meter Parking – meters cost $1.50 an hour and are active from 7am to 9pm Monday through Saturday. Sundays are always free. You can find more information on parking meters in Indy here. You can download a free parking app here.

Special Events – Event parking is available in various lots around the area.

View Mass ave Parking Map

By Bus


Mass Ave is serviced by several IndyGo routes. Route 5, Route 11, Route 17 and Route 21 all connect the Mass Ave area. Visit the IndyGo website for more information:

Visit IndyGo

By Bike


Mass Ave is known for being bike friendly. The Monon Trail feeds into Mass Ave, and the Cultural Trail runs along Mass Ave and in surrounding areas. Many locations offer convenient bike racks, and special lock up areas are attached to select parking meters. Bike lanes are located on Michigan St. and New York St.

Mass Ave is also honored to host several Pacers Bike Share stations along our street. For more information on this exciting program, visit their site:

Learn more about Pacers Bike share








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Mass Ave Cultural Arts District (MACAD)

The Mass Ave Cultural Arts District (MACAD) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public benefit organization seeks to preserve, enhance and promote the arts, placemaking, vibrancy, equity, heritage and prosperity of  the Mass Ave District in the NE Quad of downtown Indianapolis.

Incorporated in April 2021, it is committed to providing all visitors, businesses, and residents, shared stewardship and a welcoming sense of belonging to the district.

Mass Ave Merchants Association (MAMA)

The Cultural Arts District is powered by small, independent, and local businesses at the intersection of art, culture and commerce. The Mass Ave Merchants Association (MAMA) is a MACAD committee operating as a 501(c)6  nonprofit business association focused on promoting, encouraging, and supporting the development of Member businesses in the Mass Ave Cultural Arts District.

Mass Ave is designated an Indiana Main Street

Indiana Main Street Downtown  Affiliate Network