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Meet the Team: Joshua Tharp, Pacers Bikeshare Operations Manager

Meet Pacers Bikeshare Operations Manager, Joshua Tharp! Joshua manages all things Bikeshare operations, like staffing, customer service, bike and station maintenance, and balancing the number of bikes at each station. Favorite Meal: Ham, beans, cornbread, and potatoes   Favorite Hobbies: Being a papa, bikes, computers, making art   Favorite Book: Neuromancer by William Gibson   […]

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Meet the Team: Sarah Frey, Development and Marketing Manager

  Meet Sarah Frey, our Development and Marketing Manager. Sarah builds sustainable revenue streams for the Cultural Trail through donor engagement, grants, and corporate sponsorships, among many other tasks! Favorite Food: Burritos, Cheese, Pizza – but not all at the same time.   Favorite Hobby: Running, Biking, Swimming – you see where I’m going here? […]

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Meet the Team: Jordan Kingdon, Trail Operations Manager

  Meet the Cultural Trail’s Operations Manager, Jordan Kingdon. Jordan is in charge of all things regarding operations and maintenance of the Trail, or, in other words, keeping it beautiful!   Favorite Food:  Pizza   Favorite Hobby: Riding bikes, camping, and combining the two.   Favorite Book: 1984 by George Orwell   Fun Fact: I […]

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Meet the Team: Ethan Hochstein, Horticulture Manager

  Meet Ethan Hochstein, our Horticulture Manager. Ethan manages the 5 acres of gardens along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, including the plants, trees, soil, and irrigation. If you’re interested in helping, we have garden volunteer opportunities available! Get to know Ethan below, and give him a wave next time you see him out planting or […]

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Murals for Racial Justice Project: Community Update

Dear Indianapolis community members: Thank you for your interest in and support of the Murals for Racial Justice initiative. The project, which commissioned 22 Black artists to create 24 temporary murals on boarded-up storefronts in Downtown Indianapolis, started in early June as an immediate response to the worldwide protests calling for racial justice and an […]

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Meet the Team: Rebecca Knoop, Assistant Director of Finance

  Meet our Assistant Director of Finance, Rebecca Knoop. Rebecca handles all things money-related, but don’t be fooled – she has some crazy fun facts, too!   Favorite Food:  Mediterranean   Favorite Hobby: Teaching and practicing Ashtanga yoga   Favorite TV Shows: Seinfeld, Schitt’s Creek   Fun Facts: This is a hard one… I lived […]

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Meet the Team: Frank Stone, Everybody Rides Coordinator

  Our next featured team member is EveryBody Rides Coordinator, Frank Stone! Frank is responsible for our EveryBody Rides program, which aims to provide everybody access to Pacers Bikeshare, regardless of gender, age, race, income, etc. He often leads group rides around the city for those interested in learning more about this program. Read more […]

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Meet the Team: Kären Haley, Executive Director

  In honor of our amazing and hard-working team at the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc., we will be sharing some fun facts about each of our staff members and why they love what they do! Take a few minutes to get to know the faces behind the Cultural Trail who keep it beautiful and enjoyable […]

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Meet our Digital Marketing Intern: Danielle

We are so excited to have Danielle join us this summer to build our digital marketing presence! Let’s take a minute to learn a little bit more about Danielle, most importantly, her favorite dessert because this office doesn’t shy away from anything sweet! So, where do you go to school? Northwestern University in Evanston, IL […]

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All about the EveryBody Rides Program

Hi, I’m Frank Stone, the EveryBody Rides program coordinator. I was introduced to the Trail through working with TeenWorks during their summer programming. Having the chance to help teens learn more about the things their city has to offer, and how to navigate downtown by bike share was enjoyable for me. So when the opportunity […]

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