Public Meetings for Complete Streets Coming to Downtown and Downriver Neighborhoods

This is the last public meeting before the City begins building major sections of the protected and connected bikeway network. Construction is set to begin on several new protected bikeways in the 7th Ward, Tremé, Gentilly, and through the Central Business District. Before construction starts, the City is hosting two pre-construction meetings where you can learn more about the plans. Officials from the …

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 …

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.

We heard from leaders such as Mayor Latoya Cantrell and Rica Triggs from the American Heart Association.

If you couldn’t make the webinar, no worries! You can watch the recording by clicking right here.