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Honor MLK in Indianapolis and on the Cultural Trail

January 18, 2019

  Officially named in 1983, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this upcoming Monday. Over the years, MLK Day has become strongly associated with volunteer service. For many, this day is not seen as a day off but rather a day on which we empower ourselves and build stronger communities. If you’re looking for service opportunities in Marion County you can find them here. If you’re on this Trail this weekend, head towards the southeast corner of Washington and Pennsylvania – here you will find a Martin Luther King Jr. luminary garden. This luminary is a part of the Cultural...

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2019 New Board of Directors Leadership Team

January 18, 2019

  Happy New Year! 2019 is a year of new things for our organization, including a new Cultural Trail Board of Directors leadership team. At the end of 2018, after 4 years of leading our board, Adam Richter stepped down making way for our 2019 Board Chair, Tamara Zahn. Indianapolis Cultural Trail Board of Directors 2019 Leadership Team:  Chair: Tamara Zahn, Zahn Associates Vice Chair: Anthony Bridgeman, PNC Secretary: Carole Terry, Lilly Co (retired) Treasurer: Pat Murphy, Anthem See the full list of Cultural Trail Staff and Board. We are excited to move forward with this new leadership team guiding...

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A love letter from Ann Dancing

November 21, 2018

  Hi there! I can’t believe I’ve been on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick for almost a decade! I’d like to share with you the amazing things I get to witness from my home on the Cultural Trail at the intersection of Mass Ave and Alabama St – one of the most exciting scenes in the city. Every day I witness the Cultural Trail come alive! It starts with morning commuters and ends with night owls making their way home after a fun night with friends. I see people on bikes, in wheelchairs, pushing strollers, or...

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Extended Trip Time for Election Day

November 5, 2018

Pacers Bikeshare is extending time to 60 minutes for all trips taken on Election Day, November 6, 2018, making it easier and more accessible for individuals to use bike share to visit the polls and cast their vote.  “We are making 60 minute trips available at no extra cost so that people can use Pacers Bikeshare to get to their polling locations in and near downtown,” said Executive Director, Kären Haley, “We know many of our annual pass holders live and work downtown and the extended time should allow them to bike to the polls and then continue on their...

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Free Pacers Bikeshare in Partnership with Knozone Action Day

September 18, 2018

The Office of Sustainability has partnered with Indiana Pacers Bikeshare to provide free access to the city’s bike share program for the Knozone Action Day on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Bicycles are a sustainable form of transportation which positively contributes to our city’s environmental footprint. Pacers Bikeshare is a healthy, convenient and reliable form of transportation that can be used to replace vehicle trips on any day. Using Pacers Bikeshare on Knozone action days is an easy way to reduce ground level ozone. During a Knozone Action Day, the air quality may become unhealthy for sensitive individuals, especially active children,...

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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: 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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$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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