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 …

Why Angela Got a Yard Sign

We want to introduce you to Angela Chalk, a life-long resident and leader in the historic 7th Ward, who is proud to stand up in support of better walking, biking, and transit infrastructure on New Orleans streets. When we dropped off her yard sign, we asked her why she wanted to show support for more safety and less stress on New Orleans 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 …

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 …