The donation, from the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation, brings the project’s fundraising total to $27 million. The total project cost is estimated at $30 million.
Cultural Trail raises enough money to keep Ann Dancing
Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. officials announced Wednesday that they’ve raised enough money to keep a popular electronic piece of public art in operation for years to come.Read More
The expansion will add two miles to the trail’s existing eight-mile network. It’s the first expansion since the trail opened in 2013.
The 8-mile downtown trail features five acres of plantings and 25,000 square feet of bioswales, which are meant to filter pollution from water.
If successful, the Keep Ann Dancing fundraising campaign, announced Thursday morning, will pay for hardware and technology upgrades and a maintenance fund for Ann Dancing by British artist Julian Opie.
Kären Haley, executive director of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, talks with guest host Anthony Schoettle about the timeline for the bikeshare expansion and why it was important to locate stations outside of downtown.
The Indiana Pacers Bikeshare program plans to roll out 23 new stations next summer—some of which will be miles away from the Mile Square.
Brian Payne, the mind behind the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, says he is generally supportive of electric scooter use on the trail—with a caveat.
Developed in collaboration with longtime local food expert Jolene Ketzenberger, the guided tours offer an afternoon of culinary adventure along the eight-mile downtown trail.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail was supposed to be a nice city amenity and promote a healthy lifestyle among downtown residents and visitors. But it’s become much more.
The Indiana Pacers Bikeshare system is adding two new stations next month—and it’s hoping for a much larger expansion down the road.
Built from steel, bronze, aluminum and glass, the sculptures tend to grow larger the higher they get.
All 251 bikes are outfitted with GPS equipment, so staffers can identify their location. And data collected from sign-ups for daily and annual passes helps staffers determine usage patterns.
Mayors, their staffs and policy experts from across the country—about 1,200 conference attendees in all—will attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual summer gathering that runs Friday through Monday.
I’ll confess that my guest and I had some good laughs on our way to lunch at the new Fletcher Place eatery. The jibes ended quickly, though, once the food arrived.