The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition, comprised of organizations, businesses, civic leaders and community members dedicated to safe streets and transportation options for everyone, will celebrate the launch of its Let’s Move Forward campaign with a community festival on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Behrman Memorial Park in Algiers.
The festival will begin with a press conference featuring City officials and members of the Coalition who will:
Release opinion polling research results from Dr. Silas Lee & Associates that show strong public support,
Describe the education and activation components of Let’s Move Forward, and
Detail the many changes currently underway to improve biking, walking and other transportation options for Algiers and the entire City of New Orleans.
Attendees can enjoy free food and fitness classes, kid-friendly bike events, giveaways, walking and biking tours and demonstrations designed to show residents how improved roadways increase safety and quality-of-life for all.
The festival is part of the launch for Let’s Move Forward, a community-lead effort to highlight the benefits of improving transportation options and building streets that are safe and accessible for people of all abilities in New Orleans, whether traveling by car, bike, foot, or transit. Visit nolacompletestreets.org to learn more about the New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition and how you can support their efforts.
Visit nolacompletestreets.org/lets-move-forward-algiers/ to learn more about the Let’s Move Forward – Algiers Community Festival.
WHO: New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition, Dan Jatres of the Mayor’s Office of Transportation, Deputy CAO of Infrastructure Ramsey Green, City Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer, Derrick Martin of the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, Onika Jervis of GirlTrek, David Green of Lighthouse Louisiana, Dan Favre of Bike Easy, and Algiers residents
WHAT: Let’s Move Forward – Algiers Community Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019
Press conference at 10 a.m.
Festival from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Behrman Memorial Park, 2529 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114