This Summer, Complete Streets Are Coming to New Orleans

With construction continuing in Algiers, and plans for street improvements on the East Bank getting finalized, we’re excited to give you some updates on how our work is bringing more safety and less stress to New Orleans streets this month. Community Design Teleconferences for French Quarter & Marigny as well as Central City As part of the community engagement process …

Why Angela Got a Yard Sign

We want to introduce you to Angela Chalk, a life-long resident and leader in the historic 7th Ward, who is proud to stand up in support of better walking, biking, and transit infrastructure on New Orleans streets. When we dropped off her yard sign, we asked her why she wanted to show support for more safety and less stress on New Orleans streets: …

Official Statement from New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition Regarding Groundbreaking for Moving New Orleans Bikes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020 Media Contact: Malana Joseph Mitchell 504.559.0823 malana@thespearsgroup.com NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition applauds the City of New Orleans in officially breaking ground on the rapid expansion of the low-stress bikeway network as part of Mayor Cantrell’s Moving New Orleans plan. While we are facing unprecedented times in our city, having …

Six More Streets

It’s an exciting time for complete streets. The city just had a pre-construction meeting to present improvements coming to four corridors in Algiers, and in a few days they’re having another pre-construction meeting to present SIX MORE STREETS slated for improvement. If you weren’t able to join the last pre-construction meeting, no worries, another meeting is happening on Thursday April …

Blue Bikes, RTA, and a new protected bikeway in Algiers — 3 Important Updates You Should Know about New Orleans’ Streets

A lot is happening in the world and in New Orleans. We understand that it’s hard to keep track of everything. So we decided to boil down a few key updates you should know about New Orleans’ streets this week. 1. Blue Bikes Suspends Services Until Further Notice In response to New Orleans’ efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 …

Building Complete Streets During COVID-19

When we build complete streets in our city, we’re not just building infrastructure — we’re building community. Right now, as our community and our world confront the threats of coronavirus, community health is the priority.  In everything we do, we put people first. Some of the many reasons our coalition of organizations, businesses, civic leaders, and community members are dedicated …