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Official Statement from New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition Regarding Groundbreaking for Moving New Orleans Bikes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020 Media Contact: Malana Joseph Mitchell 504.559.0823 malana@thespearsgroup.com NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition applauds the City of New Orleans in officially breaking ground on the rapid expansion of the low-stress bikeway network as part of Mayor Cantrell’s Moving New Orleans plan. While we are facing unprecedented times in our city, having…

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…

Six More Streets

It’s an exciting time for complete streets. The city just had a pre-construction meeting to present improvements coming to four corridors in Algiers, and in a few days they’re having another pre-construction meeting to present SIX MORE STREETS slated for improvement. If you weren’t able to join the last pre-construction meeting, no worries, another meeting is happening on Thursday April…

Building Complete Streets During COVID-19

When we build complete streets in our city, we’re not just building infrastructure — we’re building community. Right now, as our community and our world confront the threats of coronavirus, community health is the priority.  In everything we do, we put people first. Some of the many reasons our coalition of organizations, businesses, civic leaders, and community members are dedicated…

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…