First Friday on The Cultural Trail

October 3, 2018

We’re excited to announce we’re hosting our Second Annual Cultural Trail Connections Gallery Show in conjunction with First Fridays this Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. at Cultural Trail Headquarters, 132 W. Walnut Street. The second annual  Cultural Trail Connections will highlight 12 pieces of art inspired by the Cultural Trail’s permanent public art collection. The gallery show is free and open to the public. Patrons will be able to bid or buy the art in the gallery show.  All proceeds benefit the maintenance fund for Cultural Trail’s Permanent Public Art Collection which includes Dancing Ann by Julian Opie, Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12, Care/Don’t Care by...

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Welcome Gen Con 50!

August 14, 2017

This week, downtown will be bustling with an enormous amount of people ready to enjoy the 50th annual Gen Con convention(more than 61,000!)! While participants get ready to enjoy a week full of amazing exhibits, we’re getting ready for what we think will be one of the busiest weekends of the year for Pacers Bikeshare!Other busy times in downtown Indy have resulted in the community partaking in more than 5,000 trips within the weekend. We suspect this time will be no different. While our teams will be out working hard to ensure that the system is up and running and...

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Free Pacers Bikeshare August 1-2 Kicks Off One Million Calorie Challenge

July 30, 2015

The One Million Calories Campaign challenges the Indianapolis community to burn one million calories using Pacers Bikeshare bikes during the month of August. To kick off the campaign, digital technology company UST Global is providing free access to the bikeshare program on the opening weekend of the campaign, August 1st and 2nd, 2015. At the July 29 announcement of the challenge outside City Market, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said, “I’m thrilled that UST Global has selected Indianapolis as the place to launch the One Million Calories Campaign. Our Pacers Bikeshare program is a healthy way to travel and experience downtown, and it will be...

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Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a Key Economic and Community Driver

July 28, 2015

On July 23, ICT, Inc. and the IU Public Policy Institute held a press conference to announce and celebrate the many ways, economic and other, that the Indianapolis Cultural Trail has impacted the city. The findings, from a report by the Institute on the initial economic and community impact of the Trail, found that property assessments within one block of the eight-mile Trail have increased 148% since 2008, an increase of $1 billion in assessed property value. Mayor Greg Ballard addressed the crowd, “More than a decade ago, Brian Payne envisioned the Cultural Trail as a bold way to connect...

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4th of July Bikeshare Tips

July 2, 2015

Its 4th of July weekend and we’re gearing up here for what is expected to be our busiest weekend yet for Pacers Bikeshare! Last year over 5,000 trips were taken during the week of July 4th weekend with over 1,000 Day Pass users roaming downtown Indianapolis on our 250 gold bikes. Photo Credit: Indy Star   This year we will have balancing teams working hard to keep the system running well and ensuring bikes are available where they are needed. However, the high turnover rate of bikes in the system could lead to occasional full or empty stations. Not to worry!  Here’s some...

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Everybody Rides: Bikeshare For All

May 12, 2015

On May 6, ICT, Inc. hosted an event at the Platform to celebrate the Everybody Rides program, which was launched as part of the Indiana Pacers Bikeshare in 2014 to make sure everyone in the downtown Indianapolis community, regardless of income level, is aware of the benefits and has access to the quick and easy transportation offered by Indiana Pacers Bikeshare, a program of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. Accessible, Affordable Transportation What began as a pilot program in Barton Towers and Barton Annex has now been expanded to several of the downtown Indianapolis Housing Agency (IHA) properties; IU Health...

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