Latest Updates

Looking in the Rear View Mirror of 2020, and Towards 2021

The year 2020 is almost over and it’s been a bumpy ride, to say the least. We’re looking forward to redoubling our efforts to ensure smoother travels on the road ahead. As we look forward to the new year, we want to look back and take stock of what we accomplished during this difficult year.  Check out some of our biggest highlights…

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…

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….

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…

Three Big Updates

Following an eventful couple of weeks, we want to make sure you know about a few important rescheduled Complete Streets events in New Orleans. The Moving New Orleans Bikes community design meeting for the 7th Ward, Gentilly, St. Roch, and Bayou St. John has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 17th at 6pm. At this meeting, log on to see designs and construction schedules for the protected bikeways and bike boulevards coming soon to these…

Local Business Owners Want Complete Streets

I want to share the perspecitves of two local business owners looking forward to what low-stress biking will mean to them and their neighborhoods. But first, make sure to join us at the City’s community design meetings to show your support for better biking and mobility in New Orleans. You can register for the meetings by clicking here to go…

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