This is a past Event

French Quarter Bike Parking

When

Tue, Mar 20, 2012
2:30 – 3:30 am

Where

Dutch Alley
Then Second Line to the
Barracks Street Arch for a Press Conference

Cost

FREE FOR EVERYONE
If you want to become a member you’ll help fund our good work!

Details

Press Coverage

Bike Parking Study Leads to New Bike Racks in the French Market

Join us for a bicycle secondline, and a call to action for more locals to come and enjoy the French Quarter this Spring—and to help keep it clean, vibrant, and positive for all!

Bike Easy is releasing their bicycle parking report (sponsored by PRC at Tulane, French Market Corporation and the French Quarter Business Association) at the event.

Schedule 3/20/12

9:30 a.m. Meet at Dutch Alley fountain at Dumaine and Decatur Streets

9:40 a.m. Tornado Brass Band begins; bicyclists gather for secondline

9:45 a.m. Band leads us all from Dutch Alley, down N Peters sidewalk, across street, into French Market via arch at Ursulines, through the Market, to end at Barracks Street arch. Podium/riser to the left of arch (when facing Mint) for speakers.

PRESS CONFERENCESTAGE” AT BARRACKS STREET, NEAR FRENCH MARKET ARCH

10 a.m. Introductions and Welcome by Frank Pizzolato, Executive Director of the French Market: How we are supporting the return of locals to the market with new bike racks and other new festivals, event series, and fresh food vendors at the Farmers Market, from baked goods to a new oyster bar!

10:05 Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer, Councilmember, District “C”: Importance of the Bike Easy bike study; Don’t Trash DAT! Keep New Orleans Beautiful Campaign; bringing locals back to the historic French Market

10:10 City Council President Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson: Why and how the French Market is key to welcoming locals back to the French Quarter

10:15 a.m. Jamie Wine, Executive Director, Bike Easy: Results of bike survey; secure bike parking as one piece of the puzzle in drawing locals back to enjoy and support the French Quarter

10:25 a.m. Kate Parker-Karst, Assistant Director, Tulane Prevention Research Center: Collaborating to improve “built” environments and neighborhoods

10:30 a.m. Jan Ramsey, Offbeat Magazine: Creating a Cultural District in the Lower Quarter/Frenchmen Street with new offerings at the Mint and partnerships with the French Market

10:40 a.m. Adrienne Thomas, President, French Quarter Business Association: FQBA’s Anti-Graffiti Campaign and other efforts to make the French Quarter a safe and productive place for businesses and residents

10:45-11:00 a.m. Live music with Tornado Brass Band

Project Partners

For more Events, please see the Events Calendar, or visit the Events Archives

This Event is part of Bike Easy’s Advocacy Project.

Connect With Us