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Indianapolis Cultural Trail To Host Winter Warm Up Run

January 19, 2016

Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT, Inc.) today announced the second annual Winter Warm Up, a four-mile and eight-mile run/walk, to be held on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick on Saturday, February 27 at 9:00 a.m. Both race courses are entirely on the Cultural Trail providing a one of a kind, scenic and urban race experience.  All proceeds will support snow and ice removal efforts on the Cultural Trail, which is cleared all winter long by the non-profit, ICT, Inc. “The Indianapolis Cultural Trail is one of most popular public places in downtown Indianapolis. The Winter Warm Up is a way people can both give...

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Pacers Bikeshare Adds Station at OneAmerica Tower

December 2, 2015

Bikeshare System Grows to 27 Stations  Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT, Inc.) today announced that it has installed a new Pacers Bikeshare station at OneAmerica Tower, bringing the total number of stations in the system to 27.  The station, the first addition to the program since 2014, was installed as a part of renovations to the OneAmerica Tower and will increase accessibility to the publicly available bikes. “The new bike share station at OneAmerica Tower is significant as it is the first station added since last summer,” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. Executive Director, Kären Haley.  “We are grateful to...

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Indiana Pacers Bikeshare Balances Bikes with Bikes

November 17, 2015

New Bike Trailers Make Operations More Efficient INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT, Inc.) today announced that the organization is now incorporating bicycles to balance the Indiana Pacers Bikeshare program.  Operations team members will use the trailers, which hold three bikes each, to more efficiently move bikes between the twenty-six stations located along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick. “The bike trailers will significantly impact our ability to manage the system more effectively” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail Executive Director, Kären Haley.  “Using bicycles to move bike share bikes allows our operations team to transport...

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The Public Collection

August 28, 2015

There is something new to see on the Cultural Trail! Topiary, designed and built by Eric Nordgulen is a part of The Public Collection, which was officially unveiled at an event on Monument Circle Thursday. The Public Collection is a public art and literacy project developed by Rachel Simon to improve literacy, foster a deeper appreciation of the arts, and raise awareness for educational justice in our community.  Books are supplied by the Indianapolis Public Library. Topiary was vetted and approved by the Trail’s Curatorial Advisory Committee and will be installed for a two year period. It is located outside of Scotty’s as the Trail...

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Pacers Bikeshare Burns Over One Million Calories in Less than Three Weeks

August 21, 2015

Pacers Bikeshare Burns Over One Million Calories in Less than Three Weeks UST Global’s One Million Calorie Campaign Goal Encourages Healthy Activity by Using Pacers Bikeshare INDIANAPOLIS, IN – AUGUST 19, 2015 – Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT), today announced that Pacers Bikeshare riders burned over one millions calories in eighteen days, smashing the goal set by UST Global’s One Million Calorie Campaign which encourages the Indianapolis community to burn one million calories by riding Pacers Bikeshare bikes during the month of August. Pacers Bikeshare riders have burned 1,034,000 calories since the campaign launched on August 1, 2015.  During the...

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290,000 Calories Burned

August 7, 2015

Pacers Bikeshare Riders Burn Over 290,000 Calories in Opening Weekend of One Million Calorie Campaign UST Global Partnership with Indianapolis Cultural Trail,Inc. Encourages Healthy Activity INDIANAPOLIS, IN – AUGUST 7, 2015 – Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT), today announced that the people burned 445,853 calories during the first week of the One Million Calorie Challenge, a partnership between UST Global and the Pacers Bikeshare program to encourages the Indianapolis community to burn one million calories riding Pacers Bikeshare bikes during the month of August. The community burned over 290,000 calories during the opening weekend of the campaign, August 1st and 2nd when UST...

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Free Pacers Bikeshare August 1-2 Kicks Off One Million Calorie Challenge

July 30, 2015

The One Million Calories Campaign challenges the Indianapolis community to burn one million calories using Pacers Bikeshare bikes during the month of August. To kick off the campaign, digital technology company UST Global is providing free access to the bikeshare program on the opening weekend of the campaign, August 1st and 2nd, 2015. At the July 29 announcement of the challenge outside City Market, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said, “I’m thrilled that UST Global has selected Indianapolis as the place to launch the One Million Calories Campaign. Our Pacers Bikeshare program is a healthy way to travel and experience downtown, and it will be...

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Economic Impact Figures Released

July 23, 2015

Indianapolis Cultural Trail has Positive Economic Impact  IU Public Policy Institute Reports Property Values on Trail have Increased 148%  INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. today unveiled the findings of a report by the IU Public Policy Institute (Institute) on the initial economic and community impact of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick.  The report found that property assessments within approximately one block of the eight mile Trail have increased 148% since 2008, an increase of $1 billion in assessed property value. “With so much to offer, the Cultural Trail has become a destination for...

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Indy Among World’s Most Livable Cities

July 23, 2015

Indianapolis was named among the World’s Most Livable Cities by Metropolis Magazine due in large part to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick. “The Cultural Trail alone has generated close to $300 million in development with more to come” See the excerpt featuring the City of Indianapolis Here.    

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In Indy, Bike Sharing is a Balancing Act

June 18, 2015

The Indianapolis Star highlights the balancing efforts of the Pacers Bikeshare operations team. “It’s a job mostly hidden from the public. But it’s increasingly being considered as essential as keeping the buses running or trash collection on time, especially where bike commuting is flourishing. There are 1,600 yearly Indianapolis bike-share pass holders, many of whom commute, and another 28,000 people who bought day passes last year. They combined for 108,000 trips between 26 stations around Downtown Indianapolis. Those bikes weren’t available all of the time at all of those stations by accident. It wasn’t magic. Somebody had to make sure...

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