To help with your exploring of distance bike rides, Kyler Blodgett put together a list of some middle-to-long-distance routes with a few technical details and tips he wish he’d known before embarking. Remember that during COVID-related park closures, access to these trails could change.
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Posts filed under Bicycle Safety
Join us May 12 to become a certified expert in sharing the road safely!
Want to help Bike Easy update our website? Submit your proposal by May 8th
Know your bike rights!
Join us this Saturday, April 18 for a virtual workshop on infrastructure for people on bikes.
In this moment of isolation, the New Orleans biking community is staying connected and engaged. Here’s some things you can do right now to keep our biking community rolling strong.
Tips for safe biking in a solitary Spring
Join us this Saturday, April 11 for Bike Easy’s first virtual workshop on the rules of the road for people on bikes!
Join us for Bike Easy’ first ever virtual bike maintenance workshop and get your bike in gear for the Bike Easy April Challenge!
Join Bike Easy’s bike safety instructors for our first ever set of virtual workshops!
The Bike Easy April Challenge will go on! … with significant changes
Some tips for staying safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of biking
New Orleans has experienced two fatal hit-and-runs of people walking and biking in consecutive days
A Special Update from the Executive Director
Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association debuts a new plan for safe walking, biking, and driving at this year’s Jazz Fest
Get on your bike and ride!
AHA! Moments On A Police Bike Ride
Regarding the fatal hit-and-run car crash that killed a bicyclist on Canal St. Thursday evening:
This new non-profit aims to donate 450+ bikes to at-risk and underprivileged kids in the Greater New Orleans Area
Wondering what we did in 2019? Check out our presentation!
Next year will be one of the most important in recent history for better bicycling.
Congratulations to the 2019 award winners!
Bike Easy goes North!
The ride from a project idea to a ribbon cutting
Our annual bike and walk encouragement event for kids, families, and schools!
The days are getting shorter - follow these tips to stay riding safely at all hours of the day
Help build awareness and mobilize support for Bike Easy with a part-time contract to manage social media and other communications
Dispatch from the 2019 Bike!Bike! Conference in Tijuana
Bike Easy conducts People-Friendly Driving Workshop for Lyft Drivers
Bike Easy News and Events
Get certified with Bike Easy!
A blog from our friends at Bike Law Louisiana
A workshop for Elementary and Middle School educators
What’s happening at Bike Easy in July.
A how-to guide for driving safely around people biking and walking.
Laura from the Bike Easy Education team gives the weekly update!
Bike Easy News
Keith talks about upcoming education events
Summer 2019 dates for Smart Biking
Charlie Thomas from Bike Law Louisiana hosted a legal clinic to talk about rights for people on bike.
Bike Easy News
A recap from Les, a League Cycling Instructor
Past and future Bike Easy events and announcements
Official communications from the office of Mayor Cantrell.
Tips, talking points, and answers to frequently asked questions about bike infrastructure.
The connected, protected bikeway network demonstration report includes evaluation findings, survey results, and recommendations for moving New Orleans forward!
Get familiar with biking and walking lingo
Get involved today!
Add your voice to the call for safe and equitable mobility options
“Safe, connected and protected bike lanes have never been more needed.”
Bike Safety Workshops in the Lower 9th Ward.
How to lock your bike properly in preparation for Mardi Gras
Summary of past and upcoming Bike Easy events!
Follow tips from the League of American Bicyclists to keep you and your bike riding smoothly on the road.
February 20, 21, 24 at Caffin Ave. SDA Church
Bike Easy is gearing up to offer its next round of Smart Biking classes.
Help teach bike safety in your community!
Keep in the know with Bike Easy!
Free bike safety workshops to benefit your business and employees!
Videos to teach the public about bike safety.
Sharing 2018 highlights from our friends at Bike Law Louisiana!
The nations first Bike/Walk Friendly Driver Workshop with Uber
Bike Easy partnered with the New Orleans Public Library to help improve and promote biking to the library and around the city.
A how-to guide for driving safely around people biking and walking
Bike Easy produced a guide for starting a youth bike club aimed at encouraging active transportation and safe behavior.
How a church in the Lower Ninth Ward is working to get more people on bike.
Use Blue Bikes to get around New Orleans this fall
A look at our latest education events.
Using New Orleans latest transportation option.
Adult Safety Classes
A story from Jonelle Everett, a Bike Easy Teen Ambassador
Get certified with Bike Easy!
Formerly known as Traffic Safety 101
End of Bike Easy Challenge and Broad Street Overpass news.
Become Bike Easy Bike/Walk Friendly Driver certified.
Efforts to increase safety, ridership and access to bikes in the Lower 9th Ward
Get on your bike and ride!
Looking back on last week’s events to promote safe and confident walking and biking to school.
Training Physical Ed Teachers to teach Bike and Walk Safety in their P.E. classes.
Why kids should be walking and bicycling to school in preparation for Walk & Roll to School Week.
N’Courage NOLA went to the library to collect stories about “Streets Built to Share.”
Update on the St. Bernard Avenue demonstration project
Driving, parking, and biking safely in the protected bike lanes
Bike Easy Instructors, David & Laura, led bike classes for campers at ISL Olivier Campus in June
Youth Ambassadors help Bike Easy understand transportation priorities and needs for our region’s youth
Spring bike safety activities with Bike Easy
Traffic Skills 101 at Bike Easy teaches riders to bike confidently in traffic
Bike Easy led adult and youth activities in Gentilly at Arthur Ashe School’s MLK Day of Service
Bike Easy conducted Walk & Roll to School safety classes during PE in Gretna this month
Bike Easy’s Safety Education encourages people to ride safely
Bike Easy Youth Ambassador, Tyler Warren, on safe and equitable transportation in New Orleans
September 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 6p to 9p at Bike Easy, 2100 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
Allene La Spina, Bike Easy Instructor, on teaching at Alvar Library as part of our 2016 Back to School Safety & Repair Workshop series
Chasity Hunter from our 2016 youth ambassador cohort, Pedal + Crank Dat, shares about her summer experience
Summer Biking in City Park: NORDC Teen Outdoor Camp Bike Class by Lauren Nagel, Bike Easy Instructor
Bike Easy led a bike class in June, called Krewe du Cruise, at Summer CampX
Help Bike Easy plot its course for the next 3 years
Pedal + Crank Dat is Bike Easy’s 2016 youth cohort of safety ambassadors
Claiborne Corridor Ambassadors host event to improve safety at the Lafitte Greenway crossings
Bike Easy’s safety programs are working to make biking safer in our region!