"There's really nothing like this in the world. This is an astonishing and amazing vision that will transform Indianapolis."
Andy Wiley-Schwartz, vice president, Project for Public Spaces (PPS), a NewYork-based international not-for-profit dedicated to creating and sustaining public spaces that build communities, conducted a best-practices study of cities around the world with urban bike lanes and pedestrian paths.
"The Indiana War Memorials Commission is very excited about being involved with the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. We feel the relationship between the two entities will be very successful in showcasing our beautiful properties while adding to the journey of millions of Cultural Trail users that may have never had the opportunity to view the Indiana War Memorials."
Col. J. Stewart Goodwin, executive director, Indiana War Memorials Commission
"Every city seeks to present unique and authentic attractions for its visitors to experience. The Cultural Trail promises to advance our destination with an original, inspired and memorable addition to the growing cultural product that makes Indianapolis an outstanding place to visit for meetings and leisure travel."
Bob Bedell, president and CEO, Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association
"White River State Park is thrilled to celebrate the birth of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail as a Community Partner. This trail will become a beacon, attracting not only Indiana residents, but visitors from around the nation and the world. I can think of no greater gift for future generations than the Indianapolis Cultural Trail."
Robert Whitt, executive director, White River State Park
"And score one for Indianapolis, which is embarking upon the biggest idea since Carl Fisher turned a Westside pasture into an automobile racetrack."
Bill Brooks, editor, Urban Times. November 2006. "A downtown dream comes true"