Public Meetings for Complete Streets Coming to Downtown and Downriver Neighborhoods

This is the last public meeting before the City begins building major sections of the protected and connected bikeway network. Construction is set to begin on several new protected bikeways in the 7th Ward, Tremé, Gentilly, and through the Central Business District. Before construction starts, the City is hosting two pre-construction meetings where you can learn more about the plans. Officials from the …

Here’s the Impact of our Petition Supporting Complete Streets in the CBD – We Can Go Farther

I know there’s even more of us. So far, we’ve received 312 signatures on our petition telling New Orleans City officials that we support Complete Streets in the CBD. It’s a good number, but to cement our progress, we need to get at least 500. I read through every single comment. I felt people’s excitement at traveling through downtown with ease, and people’s …

CBD and 7th Ward Get Their Complete Streets Designs

We’re not speeding, but our campaign is moving fast. Recently, the City of New Orleans has made leaps in their Moving New Orleans Bikes plan to build an additional 75-miles of low-stress bikeways. From building protected bike lanes and curb islands on Elysian Fields, to holding community input meetings on upcoming Complete Streets improvements, street safety and accessibility improvements are …

Health is Wealth Webinar Recording

On November 12th, we held the Health is Wealth webinar in partnership with the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce. On the webinar, we heard from Black business leaders, city officials, and the Complete Streets Coalition about how improving safety and accessibility for all people on the roadways is good for business and good for mental & physical health.

We heard from leaders such as Mayor Latoya Cantrell and Rica Triggs from the American Heart Association.

If you couldn’t make the webinar, no worries! You can watch the recording by clicking right here. 

 

How to Show Up for Complete Streets This Week

It’s busy — and it’s only going to get busier. Complete Streets improvements are coming to Central New Orleans, soon to bring more safety and less stress to our streets. As the City builds protected bike lanes, curb islands, pedestrian crossings and more improvements on Elysian Fields in the Marigny, they are also hosting community design meetings for more improvements, including …

Tell City Officials: We Support Complete Streets in the CBD

A couple of weeks ago, the City released designs for protected bike lanes and other Complete Streets improvements in the Central Business District (CBD). These improvements will allow everyone – people walking, biking, driving, and taking public transit – to move through the CBD with more safety and less stress, connecting neighborhoods across Uptown with downtown businesses (and vice versa). We know these new protected bikeways in the CBD will benefit everyone, but a …