We’re Hiring a Campaign Organizer!

As our campaign for Complete Streets moves into the summer and Moving New Orleans Bikes moves to the Eastbank, 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 public support for the benefits of Complete Streets …

A Push for Slow Streets in New Orleans

More people than ever are biking and walking in our city. In May, the City of New Orleans introduced a simple, cost-effective way to give people more space so they could safely go about getting their daily exercise through a temporary installation titled ‘Slow Streets’. Along the riverside of Bayou St. John on Moss Street, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation …

CNO: Mayor Cantrell, Councilmember Palmer, and City officials celebrate ‘Moving New Orleans Bikes’ in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor LaToya Cantrell joined other officials and community leaders to celebrate the beginning of the Moving New Orleans Bikes (MNOB) construction in Algiers that feature 11 miles of bikeways in 11 neighborhood corridors. Officials marked the work that has begun on Newton Street, which will feature protected bike lanes on both sides of the street from …

Introducing the NOCSC Activation Mini-Grant!

Today, we’re launching something new: the Complete Streets Activation Mini-Grant, ranging from $500-$2000 for community projects that engage residents to get them learning about and using new complete streets improvements and the City’s Moving New Orleans low-stress bikeway network. The grants will fund community groups, civic organizations, local businesses, faith communities, and neighborhood leaders to develop a project or event to build …

Making Our Streets Safe at the Neighborhood Level

It was a couple of weekends ago when at the site of last years’ horrific Endymion night crash the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association and the Krewe of Red Beans memorialized those whose lives were lost. Together they organized a bike safety neighborhood festival, Tour de Bean. In doing so they reclaimed the site of the crash, a picturesque stretch …

New Links: How the Greater New Orleans Region Can Re-Imagine Transit

What: The New Links regional transit network redesign process will kick into high gear next week with a second phase of community meetings to show residents proposed concepts for an updated bus and streetcar network. When: Tuesday February 11th, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Where: New Orleans Public Library, 219 Loyola Avenue Why: New Links is a planning project to re-imagine how public transit …