Located within Indiana, United States, the town of Speedway is located in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
Speedway is reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be quite calm - although there are still several noisier areas, especially close to the railway line, Interstate 465 or Interstate 74. It is sometimes difficult to access parks from a large number of locations within the town since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to check out.
In Speedway, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This town has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 55% of the dwellings in the town while owners occupy the remainder.
Residents will find that wherever their house is located in this part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With respect to food, some home buyers in Speedway may be able to travel to the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in Speedway.
The preferred method to move around in Speedway is usually driving. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 465, are easy to drive to from any home in this town, and it is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. However, Speedway is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the town is connected by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Walking in Speedway is not very popular, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.