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Working towards Complete Streets
Past and future Bike Easy events and announcements
Tips, talking points, and answers to frequently asked questions about bike infrastructure.
The City of New Orleans is hosting public meetings and taking online input to inform a citywide protected bikeway network plan — RSVP today!
The connected, protected bikeway network demonstration report includes evaluation findings, survey results, and recommendations for moving New Orleans forward!
Get familiar with biking and walking lingo
A letter from Rob Bell to The Advocate
Join us this Sunday
Get involved today!
City Council Testimony from Dan Favre
What’s going on at Bike Easy this week.
Add your voice to the call for safe and equitable mobility options
Advocating to update the parish comprehensive plan.
“Safe, connected and protected bike lanes have never been more needed.”
Summary of past and upcoming Bike Easy events!
Bike Easy is working to make sure the Blue Bikes system works as a transportation solution to service and hospitality workers.
Bike Easy has teamed with local organizations to provide transportation solutions to those in need.
Speaking up for safe streets and sidewalks in New Orleans East
Support Complete Streets in Greater New Orleans!
Keep in the know with Bike Easy!
Check out the video of Blake, Frank, and Hannah taking us on a tour of the Connect the Crescent network and telling us why it matters.
Sharing 2018 highlights from our friends at Bike Law Louisiana!
The 3-month demonstration undergoes deconstruction
(and tell us about it!)
Join Laura for her tour of the demonstration!
Help decide where to put more Blue Bikes racks in the expansion areas.
A look at 15 years of education, community, and advocacy.
Take the Connect The Crescent - Transportation Choices Survey
Looking back on 15 years of bicycle advocacy
How to use current Connect the Crescent installations.
Bike Easy and Blue Bikes organized a community ride for members of GirlTrek
More protected bikeways are coming!
Contact your elected officials to support Connect The Crescent
David visits Portland, a city with many transportation solutions, for a conference on improving bike share.
News for the week.
Over 50 volunteers started improving Baronne Street on Saturday, Sept 8
Get involved with Connect the Crescent - one of the largest ‘pop-up’ demonstration projects in the country
Talking to neighbors about Connect the Crescent.
Something big is about to blast off.
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.