We hope you are able to join our Call to Action – Tell Our Elected Officials: People on Bikes are Dying in Our Streets taking place next Wednesday, June 28th from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

By reaching out to our elected officials in mass that day, we aim to make our message loud and clear: we want people on bikes to stop dying in our streets.  The spike in deaths, and the lack of response from our elected officials is unacceptable  and we want them to act NOW.

What can you do?

  • Be part of our Call to Action Campaign on Wednesday, June 28th from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Reach out to elected officials via email/call/social media:
    • Include in your email/call/social media
      • Subject Line – People on Bikes are Dying in our Streets
      • Name
      • District you live and District you work
      • How have you been affected by this public safety crisis – If you, or someone you know has been in a crash while riding their bike, we highly encourage you to share that story.  We want to be visible to our elected officials
      • Main points of the petition – Include the ones that speak the most to you:
        • We want them to make a public statement recognizing that this is a crisis, and it needs to be addressed.
        • We want them to prioritize safe infrastructure for ALL road users.
        • We want them to actively promote safe driving.
        • We want them to work closely with the Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) to better manage the current state roads in Orleans Parish.
      • And if you want to keep it simple, just state that you want people on bikes to stop dying in our streets.

What else can you do?

  • Share your own stories on social media on June 28th from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and tag @BikeEasy and hashtag #bikenola #wewantpeopleonbikestostopdying – We will repost in our channels to increase visibility.
  • Send your stories to before June 28th and we will post on our social media channels.
  • Support our mission to make biking easy safe and fun for everyone in Greater New Orleans by doing any (or all) of the following:

Together we hope to enact change in our city!