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Pacers Bikeshare Updates Coming to a Kiosk Near You

By Joshua Tharp, Pacers Bikeshare Director of Operations We are working to make improvements and upgrades to our Pacers Bikeshare stations to better serve our riders. You’ll see improvements now and over the next couple of years. In the near term, we are: Replacing 60% of the PCs running stations with modern models which are […]

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Top 8 Fall Chores on the Trail

October and November mean getting a long list of fall chores have been crossed off of the Cultural Trail operations team’s list. Thanks to the help of 287 volunteers throughout the month of October, we’ve been able to accomplish these eight major tasks: Cutting back and raking all of the stormwater planters for winter (25,000 […]

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Do the Trees Know that it’s Fall?

This fall has been unseasonably warm and who can complain about an extended summer? However, the burst of color from fall foliage is an annual treat before the inevitable frigid temps hit. Don’t be alarmed – while the temperature hasn’t felt like fall to us, the plants, especially trees, still know that it is fall. […]

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5 Reasons I’m Excited for the Fall Plant Sale

The mornings are cooler.  Kids are back to school.  Indianapolis Cultural Trail Fall Plant Sale cultivated by Milhaus.  All signs that summer is winding down and fall is approaching. While the end of summer brings mixed emotions, the Fall Plant Sale is nothing but excitement for me. Here are the 5 things I am most […]

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Fall Plant Sale – Cultivated by Milhaus

We truly apprecaite our friends along the Trail at Milhaus for all they do to support the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick. From participating in our Spring Clean for the past 6+ years and supporting our Fall Plant Sale for 2 years now, we cannot say thank you enough! They […]

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Fellowship Reflection #1 – Luis

We all know starting something new can have it’s challenges but our fellows have truly hit the ground running. They’ve been hard at work on research to better understand the spaces and our team. Each month, we’ll check in with the fellows to learn more about how things are going for them. We’ll hear about […]

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Meet our Public Space Fellow: Kendall

We’re excited to welcome our first two Public Space Fellows to the team! They will spend the next six months focused on developing activities and partnerships in Lugar Plaza, the Downtown Canal, and Georgia Street, while working to make downtown Indianapolis and the Cultural Trail more interactive, inclusive, and accessible to all. Read on to […]

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Meet our Public Space Fellow: Luis

We’re excited to welcome our first two Public Space Fellows to the team! They will spend the next six months focused on developing activities and partnerships in Lugar Plaza, the Downtown Canal, and Georgia Street, while working to make downtown Indianapolis and the Cultural Trail more interactive, inclusive, and accessible to all. Read on to […]

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Staff Feature: Joshua Tharp’s Favorite Biking Spots

Pacers Bikeshare Director of Operations and seasoned rider, Joshua Tharp shares his unique perspective on biking in the city. Where do you ride your bike? The short answer is anywhere that I can. The more detailed answer involves a bit of theory. For me, the most pleasant place to ride usually involves feeling secure and […]

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Meet our Horticulture Intern: Josie

We are so thrilled to have our Horticulture Intern, Josie, join us this summer to work with our operations team and keep our gardens looking beautiful! Take a minute to learn more about Josie.  What school do you attend? Purdue University Major? Public Horticulture What are you most looking forward to during your internship? I […]

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