Bike Easy Blog

Come join us for the Candidate Forum on Complete Streets, Transportation & Infrastructure

This coming Tuesday we hope you’ll join our friends in the New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition for a special evening in the open air to hear from New Orleans’ next City Councilmembers about their priorities on the issues surrounding our infrastructure, transportation systems, and everything Complete Streets! RSVP and submit your questions here! Make sure the next City Council shares…

Leadership at Bike Easy

Reflections on leadership and his time at Bike Easy from outgoing Executive Director, Dan Favre. — It’s my last day working at Bike Easy! As part of the transition process, I’ve been doing a series of training sessions with the Bike Easy staff on various topics, and for my last day, my colleagues asked me to discuss some of my…

Blue Bikes are back! Here’s everything you need to know about getting around on bike share.

At long last bike share has returned to New Orleans! We’re so excited to have these bikes throughout the city as an option for public transportation. Now operated by Blue Krewe, a local community-based nonprofit, Blue Bikes are partnership between the City of New Orleans and Drop and sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. Pricing options include…

Bike Easy’s Next Phase

Leadership changes are coming to Bike Easy. As he resigns as Executive Director, Dan Favre shares the message below.   After 6.5 years behind the handlebars of this fantastic organization, I am stepping down from my position at Bike Easy. My last day will be September 30th. I’m so proud of the ground we’ve covered together and the momentum we’ve…

Wrapping up our summer internship!

This summer, Bike Easy has been working with a cohort of three interns on the Louisiana Bootlace Trail Network (LBTN) –a seamless walking and biking network that aims to link existing and proposed trails and greenways together for recreation, transportation, and tourism that stretches over 100+ miles from Baton Rouge to the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  (LBTN) cohort team: Abrina Williams– Mapping…

Our Algiers Candidate Forum Bike Safety Infrastructure Pop Quiz

The Complete Streets and bikeway network coming to Algiers are bringing benefits to everyone, whether they drive, walk, bike, or take transit. For people who ride bikes in Algiers, the improvements mean easy pedaling to Behrman Park, Algiers Plaza, workplaces, schools, and many other destinations.   Unfortunately, the progress being made in Algiers is now being put at risk throughout…

Bikeshare is Back in New Orleans!

Bike Easy has long advocated for bikeshare in New Orleans because it’s a healthy, equitable transportation option that brings big benefits to everyone who lives in or visits our city. Today, we got to join Mayor Cantrell in announcing Blue Bikes’ return to New Orleans and we could not be more excited. Read the press release below and visit bluebikesnola.com…

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