This is a past Event
NOLA Bike to Work Week *EXTENDED*
Ride to work, come to events, win prizes! Register today
10–21 Apr 2016
Throughout New Orleans
FREE. Please REGISTER HERE to be counted and show our strength in numbers.
New Orleans Bike to Work Week – presented by Entergy, organized by Bike Easy, and supported by Bike Law LA – is a series of events, encouragement activities, and challenges to help get more people riding to work! New Orleans is a great city for bike commuting, and this year, we are celebrating the achievement of 100+ miles of bikeways installed in New Orleans!
Due to inclement weather, Bike to Work Week is being extended to support further easy opportunities to try bike commuting. Updated schedule below.
NOLA Bike to Work Day RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, April 20
Bike Trains will leave from points around the city to converge at Lafayette Square where there will be coffee, food, drinks, bike repair stations, and lots of good company.
‘A Plan for People on Bikes’ Community Forum RESCHEDULED — Thursday, April 14 from 2 to 3:30pm, New Orleans Public Library Main Branch, 219 Loyola Ave, 3rd Floor Auditorium.
This City of New Orleans is updating it’s Master Plan. Come help Bike Easy develop a strategy to ensure this official vision for the city’s future includes safe, accessible biking for everyone. This session is designed for hospitality and service industry workers who don’t maintain a traditional 9-5 schedule.
‘A Plan for People on Bikes’ Community Forum — Thursday, April 14 from 6 to 7:30pm, New Orleans Public Library Main Branch, 219 Loyola Ave, 3rd Floor Auditorium.
For all the folks who ride to jobs with a more traditional schedule, stop by the Community Forum on your way home to help Bike Easy figure out how to ensure a strong vision for bicycling is included in the City of New Orleans Master Plan update.
Downtown Bike Parking Audit — Sunday, April 17 at 1pm, meet up at Lafayette Square
Come out to help members of the Bike Easy Advocacy Committee do an audit of downtown bike parking. Using a new app, volunteers will ride around to log downtown bike racks into a database, so we can create a detailed map of bike parking availability to help determine where more bike parking is needed.
Bike Commuter Happy Hour RESCHEDULED — Thursday, April 21 at 5pm, The Ugly Dog Saloon and BBQ, 401 Andrew Higgins Drive
Celebrate a great week of riding to work and watch the winners of the Bicycle Commute Challenge take their places on the podium! Free BBQ courtesy of The Ugly Dog Saloon, happy hour drink specials, giveaways, and a raffle for all Bike to Work Week participants!
Bike Commute Challenge EXTENDED
The Bike Commute Challenge, held during NOLA Bike to Work Week, helps encourage people to commute by bicycle. For many people, riding a bike to work is cheaper, healthier, and easier than driving, and Bike to Work Week gives everyone the opportunity to discover the joy of biking to work. Whether you’re already an everyday rider or your bike has been gathering dust for years, Bike to Work Week is for you. Register here!
This Event is part of Bike Easy’s Encouragement & Events Overview Project.