In 2010, the City of Indianapolis aggressively increased its efforts to improve the quality of life for the residents and businesses of our community more than any previous year. Mayor Ballard is committed to Indianapolis having a lot to offer its residents and businesses to spur economic activity and to attract and retain talent. Clean water and air; healthy people, communities and buildings; and a walkable, bikeable, busable, accessible city all contribute to quality of life in Indianapolis.
Trails, walking and bicycling are on the rise all over the country. This fact sheet describes some of the unique aspects of this trend in Indianapolis, Ind., which other communities can learn from.