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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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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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Indianapolis Cultural Trail recipient of a 2013 Downtown Pinnacle Award by the International Downtown Association

October 15, 2013

(New York, NY. – Oct. 7, 2013) – During its World Congress and 59th Annual Conference, the International Downtown Association recognized the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick with a Downtown Pinnacle Award. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail was among 24 qualified entries in the category of Public Space. This category recognizes capital improvements that enhanced the urban design, physical function or economic viability of downtown and the community. “We are honored to receive such a prestigious recognition and set a standard for how public spaces can connect communities,” stated Kären Haley, executive director, Indianapolis Cultural Trail,...

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Fred Wilson Public Art Project Discontinued

January 9, 2012

For Immediate Release December 13, 2011 Fred Wilson Public Art Project Discontinued CICF will support new public art/memorial project to be led by community advocates INDIANAPOLIS, IN – E Pluribus Unum, a proposed public art project by New York-based artist Fred Wilson for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick has been discontinued following unanimous votes by the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. Boards of Directors. The decision came after the conclusion of a two-year community input process. CICF will instead support a new public art/memorial project to be located on the...

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ArtPlace Grant for Swarm Street

September 16, 2011

For Immediate Release September 15, 2011 Contact: Ronnetta Spalding 317.507.2366 ronnetta.spalding@yahoo.com Cultural Trail’s ‘Swarm Street’ Project Selected as a National Leader Through New ArtPlace Initiative Receives $250,000 Investment from Widely Influential Private-Public Collaboration to Revitalize America’s Cities and Towns Indianapolis, IN – In an innovative development that is affecting Indianapolis as well as some two dozen other cities and towns across the nation, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick has received a grant of $250,000 from an unprecedented new private-public collaboration, ArtPlace (www.artplaceamerica.org). The grant will help support the trail’s largest public art installation –...

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