Trail Talk

Two New Stations and Public Input Meetings

September 15, 2016

New Pacers Bikeshare Stations to be installed at Eskenazi Health campus and Mass Ave & College Ave Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. will be installing two new Pacers Bikeshare stations this fall, one on the Eskenazi Health main campus and the second adjacent to the Cultural Trail at Massachusetts Avenue and College Avenue.  The public is invited to provide input on where new bike share stations may be added in the future. “The new station at Eskenazi Health will increase access to healthcare and provide an active transportation option for Eskenzai Health employees and guests. Many of our annual members live...

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Friends of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail

June 13, 2016

  Thousands of people use the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick every single day. Some of them live right here in Indiana and some are traveling from all across the US to spend some time with us in the Circle City. Everyday, Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc., has one purpose: ensure that the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick is a beautifully maintained and vibrant community asset connecting people and places in downtown Indianapolis. And at the same time, we’re here to make sure the Trail enriches the lives of Indianapolis residents...

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Celebrating with new Art on the Trail

April 29, 2016

In celebration of the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, a new, temporary art piece has been installed on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick.  Like by nationally renowned artist Chakaia Booker is located on the Cultural Trail at the Washington and Pennsylvania Street intersection and will be displayed until October 2016. The sculpture is funded by Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc., with support from the 100th Running Host Committee. “We’re thrilled to host Chakaia Booker’s work on the Cultural Trail, in partnership with the 100th Running Host Committee,” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. Executive Director, Kären Haley....

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Pacers Bikeshare Celebrates 2 years

April 25, 2016

On April 22nd, 2016, Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. celebrated the second anniversary of the Pacers Bikeshare program and announced the ridership numbers for the second year of operation. Year two milestones include 117,319 trips on the gold bikes which equate to 243,782 miles, or almost 9 times around the globe. Pacers Bikeshare trips increased from year one by almost 10,000 bike rides. Annual Members were responsible for nearly 50% of all of the rides in the second year. Collectively, all of the bikeshare trips in year two resulted in riders burning almost 10 million calories and taking more than 230,000...

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New Feature for Pacers Bikeshare!

April 8, 2016

As of Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Pacers Bikeshare riders will be able to check out bikes using only their mobile phone! All users (Annual Members and Day Pass riders) are still able to access their account via their credit/debit card and Annual members are still able to use their Annual Member Card directly at the bike dock (see below.) To access this new feature, users, after purchasing their Day Pass or Annual Membership, can check out bikes using their phone number by following the screen prompts at any Pacers Bikeshare kiosk. To check out a bike using only your phone: Select “Get...

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ICT, Inc. to Begin Issuing Trail Violation Notices

April 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. to Begin Issuing Violation Notices Enforcement program to target littering and other offenses on Cultural Trail INDIANAPOLIS: Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT, Inc.), today, announces that violation notices will now be handed out for offenses that damage, destroy, or inhibit a positive experience on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick. Fines from the violation notices will be used to maintain the internationally recognized 8 mile Trail. “Every day, thousands of people use the Indianapolis Cultural for commuting, exercise and for enjoying our downtown” said ICT,...

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Systems Updates Coming to Pacers Bikeshare

March 30, 2016

On April 6, 2016 at 9am, we will be upgrading Pacers Bikeshare to new credit card readers at all Pacers Bikeshare stations. Upgrades in equipment will mean a few things for your experience at the station: 1. Don’t worry, your Annual Member Card will continue to work (directly at the dock) to check out bikes. 2. However, if you are using your credit card,, you will NOT be able to access bikes at stations beginning at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, April 6 WITHOUT FIRST UPDATING your credit card and mobile phone information on your account at Indiana Pacers Bikeshare. 4....

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Tales from the Trail: Meet Bryce Bennett

March 13, 2016

You meet the most interesting people along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Here’s one now: Bryce Bennett, partner at Riley Bennett & Egloff a daily Pacers Bikeshare user and proud Indy resident.   How long have you been using Pacers Bikeshare? I remember the first time I used Pacers Bikeshare very well… At 6:45 am on a beautiful Saturday morning in May, I drove my 28 year old daughter downtown and dropped her off as close as traffic would allow me to get to the start of the 2014 Mini Marathon race. I then drove to my office and parked my car in our...

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Join us for 2016 Winter Warm Up!

February 19, 2016

Nicole Misencik with WTHR will kick off our second annual Winter Warm Up on Saturday, February 27.  The Winter Warm Up features four-mile and eight-mile run/walk courses on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick. The Cultural Trail provides a perfect route for beginners and seasoned veterans while enjoying a unique urban race experience, showcasing the Trail’s art and connectivity to downtown neighborhoods.  All proceeds support snow and ice removal efforts on the Cultural Trail, which is cleared all winter long. “We’re excited to have Nicole Misencik kick off the run again this year. She has great enthusiasm and is committed to a healthy lifestyle that...

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