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Stories from installing a Living with Water and Traffic Calming pop-up
Let Mayor LaToya Cantrell know you support better biking and walking in New Orleans!
Thursday, July 26th at 10 am
A Complete Streets Ambassador’s Perspective
Making busy Gentilly streets safer for walking & biking and showcasing how we can better live with water at home and in the neighborhood
Summary of an economic analysis of biking from Bike Baton Rouge
Our Executive Director recently returned from a bicycle study tour in the Netherlands
A difficult, if not impossible, task.
2018 Conference and Big Jump Meetup in Indianapolis
A new grant takes aim at providing equitable transit for all.
Nick’s take on bicycling in New Orleans.
Dan Favre, Executive Director, gives the weekly update.
A discussion about the upcoming bikeway installation.
Call the parish council to voice your support for passing a Complete Streets policy!
Keith Holt, Bike Easy’s Community Education Manager, discusses Bike Easy’s involvement in the Forward Together Mayoral Transition Report.
Through her time as an advocate in Broadmoor and New Orleans City Councilmember, Latoya Cantrell has been a champion for the needs of people who bike and walk.
Dan gives an update on the inauguration of Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the Forward Together transition report.
What we learned from installing the first on-road protected bikeway in Jefferson Parish
Oliver, Campaign Assistant, recaps Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets
Celebrating all people - first timers and regular riders - who ride a bike to work!
Efforts to increase safety, ridership and access to bikes in the Lower 9th Ward
Experience the comfort and safety of riding in protected bike lanes on Loyola Drive until April 15.
Check out volunteers painting barricade covers!
Join us at the Kenner Pop-Up Protected Bikeway installation March 24th to help more Jefferson Parish residents feel comfortable biking by improving our streets.
Bike Easy is a Better Bike Share Partnership grantee!
Riding from the Westbank to the ferry to New Orleans streets, all for the joy of biking.
Biking to the parades is a great time! Follow these tips to ensure your bike stays with you throughout the festival season.
Help advocate for streets built to share for all.
An overview of the Complete Streets for Health Equity Report Release Luncheon
An Evaluation of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish
A new form of transportation for the City of New Orleans
What we learned bringing a street built to share to the 7th Ward
Why kids should be walking and bicycling to school in preparation for Walk & Roll to School Week.
Read about a Complete Streets Ambassador’s 100 mile journey and how you can help strategize to create change.
Get involved with the technical details of shaping Greater New Orleans’ biking future
Fall 2017 Complete Streets Ambassadors will work to help make Streets Build to Share
Three of our new Complete Streets Ambassadors share their stories
Our Complete Streets Ambassadors are an awesome, dedicated, and hardworking group of community members that bring an important perspective to our work. Here are just a few of their stories.
N’Courage NOLA went to the library to collect stories about “Streets Built to Share.”
Update on the St. Bernard Avenue demonstration project
Driving, parking, and biking safely in the protected bike lanes
Tell us what you think of the temporary protected bike lanes on St. Bernard
Complete Streets Summer Ambassador is an advocate for biking and walking with Girl Trek and now Bike Easy
Bike Easy’s Youth Ambassadors led story gathering workshops at two libraries
Summer 2017 Complete Streets Ambassadors will work to make biking more safe and accessible!
Come be a part of showcasing a new vision of safely biking and walking around New Orleans
Meet Gentilly resident and biker, Alfred Roberts aka Uganda the Conga
Say hello to the newest advocates for safe, accessible biking and walking in New Orleans!
Come give your input on bike share hub locations
Bike Easy is looking to fill 2 exciting positions to help make bicycling easy, safe, and fun!
The process for establishing a bike share system in New Orleans has begun
Register today for the January 16, 2017 info session and volunteer workshop
Register today for the Saturday, January 14th info session and volunteer workshop
Bike Easy is hiring two Campaign Organizers to help build public support for better walking and biking
Bike Easy Youth Ambassador, Tyler Warren, on safe and equitable transportation in New Orleans
September 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 6p to 9p at Bike Easy, 2100 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
Chasity Hunter from our 2016 youth ambassador cohort, Pedal + Crank Dat, shares about her summer experience
The second cohort of Ambassadors hail from many different neighborhoods in New Orleans, and they all bring a strong desire to make their community and New Orleans a better place to live, work, and play.
Help Bike Easy plot its course for the next 3 years
Pedal + Crank Dat is Bike Easy’s 2016 youth cohort of safety ambassadors
Speak up for safe bicycling at the City’s “Budgeting for Outcomes” community meetings
A new form of public transportation for New Orleans
Claiborne Corridor Ambassadors host event to improve safety at the Lafitte Greenway crossings
A recent series of attacks has targeted people on bikes and people walking
Ambassadors will create community-driven campaigns to improve transportation options
Executive Director, Dan Favre, discusses his trip to #NBS16
Three organizations and individuals receive special recognition from Bike Easy
Successful start to training program to engage more residents in safe street design and transportation planning
Virginia from Bike Easy and the NOLA Women on Bikes crew led a webinar on Thursday, Aug 20 - 12pm about incorporating youth voices into bicycle advocacy. The webinar was hosted by the League of American Bicyclists.
Bike Life was formed out of the Bike Easy Summer 2015 Youth Leadership Training Program
Contact Your Local Officials to Support Bicycle Infrastructure on Napoleon Avenue
Executive Director, Dan Favre, Tells His Baronne Street Story
Seeking Partner Organizations for Claiborne Corridor Ambassadors Program
Join an event at a participating school!
Bike Easy’s partnership with Bike Law Louisiana
The League of American Bicyclists names New Orleans a top bicycling community!
Buffered bike lane to be implemented in CBD.
Making this CBD street safer, healthier, and more inviting for everyone.
Zero Traffic-Related Deaths: Our Vision for New Orleans
Check out Bike Easy’s proposal for dedicated bike lanes on this valued public asset
The Alliance for Biking and Walking releases Benchmarking Report with great news for NOLA!
Providing support to commuting bicyclists year-round!
Lessons from the National Bike Summit and Women’s Forum
A daily bicyclist decides to keep riding, and discusses the role we all have to play in keeping our streets safe
A pedicabber breaks down why it’s safer to ride with traffic - not against
What will happen when Jamie leaves Bike Easy?
Why is it that bicycling is booming in certain parts of the city while in others bicyclists are virtually non-existent?
Insight for New Orleans from the National Bike Summit, by Janneke van der Molen
Bicycle Share Demo: 1st Step to a Full System
Details on the Decatur Rally
NolaVie breaks down the details behind the Decatur Bike Lane issue
Helpful Ride Tips for the Second Line!
From James Wilson, American Bicycle League Certified Instructor
Transparency and accountability go hand-in-hand with good government.