Art for the Bikeways – Applications Open

  Applications are open! The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition, in partnership with the City of New Orleans, is calling on artists to submit qualifications and proposals for Art for the Bikeways, multi-site public art installations meant to highlight the City of New Orleans’ investment in biking and better mobility for all residents via the new Moving New Orleans low-stress …

CNO updates Marigny & French Quarter ‘Moving New Orleans Bikes’ designs

The City of New Orleans held a pre-construction meeting for biking and walking improvements coming to the Marigny and the down-river portion of the French Quarter recently, and unveiled a new approach in how the Department of Public Works can incorporate community input as it builds ‘Complete Streets’. At the design meeting in late July, community residents viewed, listened, and …

2nd round of Activation Mini-Grants postponed until later in 2020

Though we’re reluctant to do so, we’re temporarily postponing the second round of our mini-grants for civic groups, community leaders, and individuals to create events or projects that build grassroots support for safe and accessible streets and highlight the benefits of the New Orleans’ newly expanded low-stress bikeway network. We’re doing so largely due to the abundance of great projects …

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 …