Trail Talk

Extended Trip Time for Election Day

November 5, 2018

Pacers Bikeshare is extending time to 60 minutes for all trips taken on Election Day, November 6, 2018, making it easier and more accessible for individuals to use bike share to visit the polls and cast their vote.  “We are making 60 minute trips available at no extra cost so that people can use Pacers Bikeshare to get to their polling locations in and near downtown,” said Executive Director, Kären Haley, “We know many of our annual pass holders live and work downtown and the extended time should allow them to bike to the polls and then continue on their...

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First Friday on The Cultural Trail

October 3, 2018

We’re excited to announce we’re hosting our Second Annual Cultural Trail Connections Gallery Show in conjunction with First Fridays this Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. at Cultural Trail Headquarters, 132 W. Walnut Street. The second annual  Cultural Trail Connections will highlight 12 pieces of art inspired by the Cultural Trail’s permanent public art collection. The gallery show is free and open to the public. Patrons will be able to bid or buy the art in the gallery show.  All proceeds benefit the maintenance fund for Cultural Trail’s Permanent Public Art Collection which includes Dancing Ann by Julian Opie, Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12, Care/Don’t Care by...

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Free Pacers Bikeshare in Partnership with Knozone Action Day

September 18, 2018

The Office of Sustainability has partnered with Indiana Pacers Bikeshare to provide free access to the city’s bike share program for the Knozone Action Day on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Bicycles are a sustainable form of transportation which positively contributes to our city’s environmental footprint. Pacers Bikeshare is a healthy, convenient and reliable form of transportation that can be used to replace vehicle trips on any day. Using Pacers Bikeshare on Knozone action days is an easy way to reduce ground level ozone. During a Knozone Action Day, the air quality may become unhealthy for sensitive individuals, especially active children,...

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Where do YOU want Pacers Bikeshare

June 7, 2018

We’re hosting a series of public meetings and input sessions to help shape the future expansion of the Pacers Bikeshare program and we want to hear from you. You are also invited to provide feedback online during this first round of public input which will determine station locations for the federally funded expansion announced last month. Pacers Bikeshare, a program of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, will add approximately 250 more bikes and 25 more bike share stations in 2019. The expansion, funded primarily by a federal grant, will provide Pacers Bikeshare access to neighborhoods, the City’s greenway network, and Broad...

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Pacers Bikeshare Announces Expansion Plans for 2019

June 7, 2018

Pacers Bikeshare program will add approximately 250 more bikes and 25 more bikeshare stations in 2019.  The expansion, funded primarily by a federal grant, will provide Pacers Bikeshare access to neighborhoods, the City’s greenway network, and Broad Ripple.  “Since 2014, downtown residents and visitors alike have enjoyed the transportation and connectivity benefits provided by the Pacers Bikeshare program, which is why we’re excited to bring this network of bikes into our neighborhoods,” said Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “At no additional cost to our taxpayers, we are doubling the amount of bikes and stations offered, and will be sure they land...

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Pacers Bikeshare Celebrates 4 Years

April 22, 2018

Pacers Bikeshare program and the ridership milestones for year four including over 113,000 bike share trips, over 9 millions calories burned and almost 250,000 miles traveled on the 250 gold Pacers Bikeshare bikes in downtown Indianapolis. Pacers Bikeshare is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Annual and monthly passes are available online at pacersbikeshare.org and on the BCycle mobile app and are $80 and $15 respectively.   Day passes are $8 for 24 hour access and are available at each of the 29 bike share stations and on the mobile app. “Our community continues to embrace Pacers...

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Announcing: Food Tours

April 12, 2018

It’s official, we’re offering Indy Cultural Trail Food Tours as a way highlight the culinary culture that has grown in Indianapolis and along the Cultural Trail specifically. Indy Cultural Trail Food Tour options include bicycle and walking tours of different lengths and include food and behind the scenes experiences at many of the restaurants on or near the Cultural Trail that are garnering national attention as well as local hotspots. Registration and more information is available online at IndyCulturalTrail.org/foodtours. Indy Cultural Trail Food tours range from three to four hours in length and $55 – $70 depending on the tour...

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A Closer Look At Talking Wall

February 8, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, the entire month of February, we’re going to be highlighting Talking Wall by Bernard Williams which is a giant sculpture install on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick near IUPUI campus. What most people don’t realize about the placement of this art piece is the significance of the placement. It is on the former site of the Mary Cable Indianapolis Public School 4. This was the first black elementary school during the segregation era. Mary Cable was a prominent educator in the Ransom Place community, principle of the school, ...

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Pacers Bikeshare Riders Keep Riding Despite Cold Temperatures

February 1, 2018

Despite the bitter cold temperatures Indianapolis has seen over the past two months, Pacers Bikeshare, a program of Indianapolis Cultural Trail, has taken more than 3,750 trips since December 1. The time of year when most people are warming up the car before their morning commute, the Pacers Bikeshare team is clearing snow off bike share stations and replacing batteries in the solar-powered bike share stations ensuring that riders have dependable transportation. Pacers Bikeshare, like the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick, is accessible year-round, 24 hours a day. Indy visitors and especially Indy residents rely on...

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Pacers Bikeshare: You Asked – We Answered

January 30, 2018

WARNING: This is going to be long but, if you want to learn more about our system, you’ve come to the right place! WARNING: This is going to be a long read, but if you want to learn more about our Pacers Bikeshare system, you’ve come to the right place! Thank you for taking our 2017 Annual Member Survey. We want you to know, we hear you! Our Pacers Bikeshare Operations Manager has answered some of the most frequently asked questions and feedback you provided  us last fall. Some of them we have answers and suggestions for and for others,...

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