Indianapolis, IN, is a Manufacturing Belt workhorse committed to retaining its economic edge with a first-rate quality of life. The internationally recognized Indy Cultural Trail, which combined federal and private funding to give the city a new kind of public space, is now complete, and Mayor Greg Ballard's administration is eager to spread its lessons to other parts of the 400-square-mile city.
Current protected bike lanes
Indianpolis Cultural Trail
In 2012, the city of Indianapolis completed the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, an eight mile trail that connects the five downtown Cultural Districts. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a protected bike lane separated by curb and parked cars. It also has a protected signal phase and color-coded brick.
The city of Indianapolis built a 0.5 mile protected bike lane on Keystone Avenue in 2014. The two-way lane is protected by curbing.
In 2014, the city of Indianapolis built a 0.5 mile protected bike lane on 30th St. from N. White River Parkway to N. Harding St. The two-way lane is protected by curbing.
The city of Indianapolis built a one mile protected bike lane on Shelby St. in 2011. The two-way lane is protected from traffic by curbing and bollards.