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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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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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$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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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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New Station Sponsor: Parkmobile

August 16, 2017

Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. today announced Parkmobile as a new Pacers Bikeshare station sponsor. Parkmobile is sponsoring the Massachusetts Ave and College Avenue Pacers Bikeshare station, one of the newest stations in the system.  “Parkmobile is an innovative technology company who is helping make Indianapolis a smarter, more mobile city.  Both the Parkmobile app and our mobile app for Pacers Bikeshare called BCycle, are helping make transportation and mobility options accessible for everyone in our city,” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail executive director, Kären Haley. “I’m thrilled with our new partnership and welcome Parkmobile as our newest Pacers Bikeshare station sponsor.” The...

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Pacers Bikeshare: 3 years old & New App

April 24, 2017

On April 20th, Indianapolis Cultural Trail celebrated the third anniversary of the Pacers Bikeshare program including milestones in year three and two new ways to access Pacers Bikeshare.  Year three statistics include 101,704  bike share trips bringing the total to 326,502 trips and almost 750,000 miles travelled on Pacers Bikeshare since the program launched in 2014. New this year, an upgraded mobile application allows bikes to be checked out by mobile device, making Pacers Bikeshare an even more convenient way to travel around downtown.  The new mobile app also helps you locate the nearest bike share station, gives point to point,...

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IU Health Presents: Pacers Bikeshare Free Day

April 19, 2017

Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. announced that there will be free access to Pacers Bikeshare, complements of Indiana University Health, on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in celebration of Pacers Bikeshare’s 3rd Birthday as well as Earth Day. IU Health encourages people to use Pacers Bikeshare on Earth Day as a healthy activity and an easy way to make a positive impact on our local environment.  “We’re grateful to IU Health for providing free access to Pacers Bikeshare on Saturday as a way to encourage physical activity and improve our environment. Free access days are a fantastic opportunity for people to try Pacers Bikeshare for the first time,” said ICT Executive...

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PNC Grant to Expand EveryBody Rides Program

November 30, 2016

Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. received a $12,000 grant from PNC Bank. The grant will expand access for low-income residents to Pacers Bikeshare through ICT, Inc.’s “EveryBody Rides” program. “EveryBody Rides” aims to give EveryBody, regardless of gender, age, race, income-level, shape, and size, access to the gold Pacers Bikeshare bikes in downtown Indianapolis. The program offers low-income residents subsidized passes to Pacers Bikeshare through partnerships with the Indianapolis Housing Agency, Volunteers of America, and other location-based organizations and properties that serve low-income residents and are located in close proximity to the bike share system. The grant from PNC enables the...

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FFA Volunteers on the Cultural Trail

October 25, 2016

Indianapolis Cultural Trail hosted over 120 FFA volunteers to clean the eight mile Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick during their National Days of Service taking place this week during the FFA Convention in downtown Indianapolis.  FFA volunteers on the Cultural Trail worked on: picking up litter, removing graffiti, cleaning benches, bollards, lights and other Trail materials including Pacers Bikeshare stations. “We’re thrilled to host the FFA volunteers on the Cultural Trail and be a part of the FFA National Days of Service this year”, said ICT, Inc. Executive Director, Kären Haley.  “The FFA participants use the Trail daily as they explore downtown Indianapolis so it’s exciting to see...

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