Bike Easy News and Events
August 22nd, 2019
ALGIERS PRELIMINARY DESIGN MEETINGS
The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and the Department of Public Works invite Algiers residents to review preliminary designs on the proposed expanded bikeway network in their neighborhood with meetings on Thursday, Aug. 22, and Wednesday, Aug. 28. Come out to show your support for better mobility and to make sure the developing plans work for your neighborhood!
Thursday, Aug. 22
6 p.m.-7 p.m.
University of Holy Cross (4123 Woodland Drive)
Wednesday, Aug. 28
6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Arthur Monday Multi-Service Center (1111 Newton St.)
SPOKETACULAR SWEET 16
Tickets are on sale now for Bike Easy’s 16th Anniversary Fundraiser! Friday, September 27th Seven Three Distilling Co. will be transformed into a candy land to celebrate the sweet successes for the Greater New Orleans bicycling community and to raise funds for many more victories to come.
COMPLETE STREETS AMBASSADOR TRAINING
Biking and walking improvements will be successful when our friends and neighbors understand the benefits they bring. Help us make that happen by signing up as a Complete Streets Ambassador! Work with the New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition to spread the word, educate the public, and enlist supporters in making biking, walking, and more equitable transportation accessible across our communities.
Upcoming Ambassador Trainings:
- Thursday, September 5th – 5pm – 8pm
- Saturday, September 7th – 10am – 1pm
Both training sessions will take place at Greater New Orleans Foundation – Center for Philanthropy, 919 St. Charles Ave.
TEACHER TRAFFIC SKILLS TRAINING
On Saturday, September 14, Bike Easy will teach basic bike and pedestrian safety education for teachers. Safe Routes to School P.E. Teacher Traffic Skills Training focuses on teaching elementary and middle school students. The workshop will be taught by Bike Easy instructors who are certified League of American Bicyclist Cycling Instructors.
This class is free and reserved for educators.
JOIN THE COMPLETE STREETS COALITION
The New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition is a group of organizations, businesses, civic leaders, and community members who support improving our roadways and safe transportation options in order to enhance health, equity, sustainability, prosperity, and quality-of-life for the people of Greater New Orleans.
BECOME A BIKE EASY MEMBER!
Bike Easy Membership shows your belief in a future where people of all ages and abilities can bike, walk, and ride transit safely, whoever they are and wherever they live!
Bike Easy Memberships can be renewed annually, or you can maximize your impact by making small, automatic monthly donations as a Sustaining Member.
NEW LINKS PUBLIC MEETING
New Links is a yearlong project to study and develop a plan to redesign the public transportation network in Greater New Orleans. The Regional Planning Commission will explain the network redesign process, discuss service trade-offs, and gather feedback from the public at a public meeting Thursday, August 22 6 pm – 7:30 pm at the Jazz & Heritage Foundation (1205 N Rampart St, New Orleans 70116).