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Where do YOU want Pacers Bikeshare

June 7, 2018

We’re hosting a series of public meetings and input sessions to help shape the future expansion of the Pacers Bikeshare program and we want to hear from you. You are also invited to provide feedback online during this first round of public input which will determine station locations for the federally funded expansion announced last month. Pacers Bikeshare, a program of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, will add approximately 250 more bikes and 25 more bike share stations in 2019. The expansion, funded primarily by a federal grant, will provide Pacers Bikeshare access to neighborhoods, the City’s greenway network, and Broad...

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Pacers Bikeshare Announces Expansion Plans for 2019

June 7, 2018

Pacers Bikeshare program will add approximately 250 more bikes and 25 more bikeshare stations in 2019.  The expansion, funded primarily by a federal grant, will provide Pacers Bikeshare access to neighborhoods, the City’s greenway network, and Broad Ripple.  “Since 2014, downtown residents and visitors alike have enjoyed the transportation and connectivity benefits provided by the Pacers Bikeshare program, which is why we’re excited to bring this network of bikes into our neighborhoods,” said Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “At no additional cost to our taxpayers, we are doubling the amount of bikes and stations offered, and will be sure they land...

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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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A Closer Look At Talking Wall

February 8, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, the entire month of February, we’re going to be highlighting Talking Wall by Bernard Williams which is a giant sculpture install on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick near IUPUI campus. What most people don’t realize about the placement of this art piece is the significance of the placement. It is on the former site of the Mary Cable Indianapolis Public School 4. This was the first black elementary school during the segregation era. Mary Cable was a prominent educator in the Ransom Place community, principle of the school, ...

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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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Pacers Bikeshare: You Asked – We Answered

January 30, 2018

WARNING: This is going to be long but, if you want to learn more about our system, you’ve come to the right place! WARNING: This is going to be a long read, but if you want to learn more about our Pacers Bikeshare system, you’ve come to the right place! Thank you for taking our 2017 Annual Member Survey. We want you to know, we hear you! Our Pacers Bikeshare Operations Manager has answered some of the most frequently asked questions and feedback you provided  us last fall. Some of them we have answers and suggestions for and for others,...

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Pacers Bikeshare App – How-to

January 8, 2018

Hi there – This time last year, we were beta testing the new BCycle App for Pacers Bikeshare. It officially launched in the Spring of 2017. A lot of you have mentioned in our Annual Pass Survey that you didn’t know we had an app or that you weren’t sure how to use it. Well, let us help you! Go to your app store and download the BCycle App – NOT BCycle Now (that’s the old one). I’ll be showing examples with an iPhone but the app is available for iPhone and Android. Open the app up. If you’re a...

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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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#OptOutside with Free Pacers Bikeshare

November 27, 2017

Pacers Bikeshare and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail encourages everyone who will be downtown to #OptOutside and take advantage of a free, healthy activity and explore the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick on Friday, November 24. “Pacers Bikehare is a fantastic way to get exercise and explore our city on a bicycle” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail Executive Director, Kären Haley. “So many people will be downtown shopping on Black Friday and enjoying the day off of work; we provide free access to Pacers Bikeshare as way for them to #OptOutside and enjoy the eight acres of...

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