This is a past Event
Connect the 9 Community Bike Ride
Ride to connect the Lower to Upper Ninth Ward for safe transportation options for people biking and walking on the St. Claude Br
Sat, Apr 02, 2016
4:30 – 8:30 am
Meet at The Green Project, 2831 Marais Street
Ride to connect the Lower to Upper Ninth Ward for safe transportation options for people biking and walking on the St. Claude bridge! Join Bike Easy, Common Ground Relief Wetlands, Global Green, the Green Project, Kayak-iti-yat, CSED, and the Sierra Club to enjoy a beautiful day of biking and other outdoor activities while drawing attention to the need for improving the St. Claude bridge.
Before The Ride
Bike maintenance and safety workshop from Bike Easy from 10:00-11:30 AM
Bike ride begins at 11:30 AM
Community Bike Ride
Riders meet at The Green Project at 2831 Marais Street. Gather at 11am, ride departs at 11:30am.
Or meet us at Sankofa Market at the corner of St. Claude Ave. and Forstall St. at 12:00 PM
Riders will have the opportunity to:
• Buy produce at Sankofa Market – remember to bring a bag if you plan to make a purchase!
• Learn about the Common Ground Relief farm and its work to restore Cyprus trees
• View the historic levee breach marker on Jordan Avenue
• Pass through the Make it Right neighborhood to view the sustainable homes
• Kayak afterwards at Bayou Bienvenue, the ending point of the ride
A vehicle will be available for those who need transportation back to the Green Project.