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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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Pacers Bikeshare App – How-to

January 8, 2018

Hi there – This time last year, we were beta testing the new BCycle App for Pacers Bikeshare. It officially launched in the Spring of 2017. A lot of you have mentioned in our Annual Pass Survey that you didn’t know we had an app or that you weren’t sure how to use it. Well, let us help you! Go to your app store and download the BCycle App – NOT BCycle Now (that’s the old one). I’ll be showing examples with an iPhone but the app is available for iPhone and Android. Open the app up. If you’re a...

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$5 Day Pass – Winter Pricing for Pacers Bikeshare

November 29, 2017

Pacers Bikeshare will be $5.00 from December 1 through February 28, 2018.  A day pass provides access to all 250 bikes in the system allowing pass holders to take an unlimited number of thirty minute bike share trips in a 24 hour period. “The Pacers Bikeshare system is available 365 days a year,” said Executive Director, Kären Haley. “Our $5 Winter Pricing for day passes is intended to encourage people to use Pacers Bikeshare to explore downtown and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail during the colder months.  We’re excited to kick off Pacers Bikeshare Winter Pricing during the BIG 10 Championship weekend as bike...

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#OptOutside with Free Pacers Bikeshare

November 27, 2017

Pacers Bikeshare and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail encourages everyone who will be downtown to #OptOutside and take advantage of a free, healthy activity and explore the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick on Friday, November 24. “Pacers Bikehare is a fantastic way to get exercise and explore our city on a bicycle” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail Executive Director, Kären Haley. “So many people will be downtown shopping on Black Friday and enjoying the day off of work; we provide free access to Pacers Bikeshare as way for them to #OptOutside and enjoy the eight acres of...

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Tales from the Trail: Ken & Roberta Avidor

October 30, 2017

  How does the Indy Cultural Trail connect you to the city? Ken and I are car-free by choice. The Cultural Trail connects us to almost everything we need. We walk or bike to get our groceries, go to the hardware store, museums, coffee shops, brewpubs and all the other places we want to go. We are both Urban Sketchers, so the Cultural Trail provides us with a lot of material. What is your favorite spot downtown? My favorite spot is the City Market, especially the balcony seating area. I’m a fan of the Mile Square Coffee stand, along with...

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Cultural Trail Connections

October 4, 2017

We’re hosting Cultural Trail Connections, a gallery show in conjunction with First Friday’s on Friday, October 6, from 7:00pm-10:00pm! Cultural Trail Connections will highlight 10 local artists who have designed new, creative interpretations of the Cultural Trail’s illustrated map, originally created more than 10 years ago.   The gallery show, which is free and open to the public, is an opportunity to view the artists creations and is a silent auction fundraiser for the Cultural Trail gardens. All pieces of art are framed by The Great Frame Up in downtown Indianapolis and ready to go home with the highest bidder. Bids will start at $60 and is...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet Alexa

September 9, 2017

Name: Alexa Halstead Studio where you teach: CITYOGA Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa Number of years teaching: 4 Favorite yoga pose: Goddess Other occupation: Server If I had unlimited time I would… travel the world This is also the 4th year CITYOGA has participated in Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk. We are so grateful for their continued support of this special event. Thank you, Alexa, for joining us for Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with peace, reflection and teachings from Alexa and many other talented...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Amanda

September 8, 2017

Name: Amanda McCarty Studio where you teach: Tree House Yoga Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa Number of years teaching: 4 Favorite yoga pose: Half moon or triangle Other occupation: Stylist, health coach If I had unlimited time I would… make more jewelery This is the 4th year Tree House Yoga has participated in Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk. We are so grateful for their continued support of this special event. Thank you, Amanda, for joining us for Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Carly

September 7, 2017

Name: Carly Daley Studio where you teach: The Hot Room Downtown and Uptown Type of Yoga you teach: Hot Power Vinyasa and Yin Yoga Number of years teaching: 3 Favorite yoga pose: My favorite pose is the pose I am doing, I love the practice. Other occupation: CResearcher in health informatics If I had unlimited time I would… meet as many people as possible all over the world. The Hot Room Downtown is located at Alabama and New York St just off the Cultural Trail, we’re practically neighbors! Thank you, Carly, for joining us for the Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time...

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