Take Action >> Don’t Pave Over New Orleans

On Tuesday, July 13th, the New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC) will vote to either approve or oppose the establishment of a new overlay district, the University Area Off-Street Parking Overlay, that would require all new construction and housing rehabilitations to secure one parking spot for every additional bedroom near Tulane University. The current iteration of the University Area Interim …

Our new ‘Moving New Orleans Bikes’ neighborhood resource pages

With the many Complete Streets improvements currently being built as part of ‘Moving New Orleans Bikes’, we decided to create neighborhood resource pages where you can learn more about and keep up with the various mobility improvements coming to your neighborhood, community by community, street by street. Algiers and the neighborhoods in and around the 7th Ward (Tremé, Mid-City, St …

Join us and Councilmember Palmer in celebrating better biking in Algiers

We’re joining with Councilmember Kristin Palmer’s office for a celebration of the Algiers Levee Path extension to the Cut-off community in Algiers. The Coalition, Bike Easy, and Positive Impact Nola will host a bike ride of Algiers’ new low-stress bikeway network. Ahead of Councilmember Palmer’s free crawfish boil down in Cutoff, meet us in upper Algiers along the Newton Street …

Sign on in support of Safe, Connected Bikeways in Algiers

As part of Moving New Orleans Bikes, the City is currently building 75 miles of connected, low-stress bikeway networks across Orleans Parish, including over 10 miles of improvements in Algiers. These Complete Streets improvements, including parking-protected bikeways and bike/walk-friendly boulevards, will create more safety and less stress for everyone on the road – people walking, biking, driving and riding transit. …

Our open letter to Mayor Cantrell showing support for protected bikeways in downtown New Orleans

Dear Mayor Cantrell, We see you and thank you for continuing to work for safe & accessible streets for everyone in New Orleans, despite the many challenges brought to bear during the pandemic. The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition is reaching out to share our gratitude and show support for the Complete Streets and protected bikeway improvements proposed for the …

Announcing our 2021 Complete Streets Activation Mini-Grants!

The New Orleans Complete Street Coalition is excited to announce the winners of 2021 Complete Streets Activation Mini-Grants! This round of grants, totaling $7500, were awarded to local organizations and community leaders to develop an event or project that builds grassroots support for safe, accessible, and sustainable streets, with a  special emphasis in highlighting New Orleans’ new Moving New Orleans …

Local artist Breanna Thompson wins Coalition’s ‘Art for the Bikeways’ public art grant

The $20k grant will provide for installation of Thompson’s ‘Living Room’ at several locations along the City’s new Moving New Orleans low-stress bikeway network New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition’s ‘Art for the Bikeways’, a $20,000 grant for an artist or team to design and install themed artwork at multiple locations of the Moving New Orleans bikeway network, has been awarded …

We’re hiring a Campaign Coordinator

As our campaign for Complete Streets moves into 2021 and the new protected bikeways being installed as part of Moving New Orleans Bikes moves to east-bank neighborhoods, we’re looking to grow our campaign team by hiring a new part-time organizer, or as we call it, a Campaign Coordinator. This position will work closely with the NOCSC campaign team in building …