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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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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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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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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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Pacers Bikeshare 2015 Results

January 29, 2016

Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc.  announced the 2015 results for their Indiana Pacers Bikeshare Program which saw an increase in Bikeshare trips in it’s second year of operation. Results from 2015 include 116,067 trips on the gold bikes and 240,112 miles, over nine times around the globe. Pacers Bikeshare riders collectively burned more then 9.5 million calories by riding bikeshare bikes and offset almost 114 tons of carbon. The system also added one new bikeshare station this year at the OneAmerica Tower, bringing the total number of stations to twenty seven. “The Pacers Bikeshare program is truly having a positive impact...

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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 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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