Bike Easy Blog

TIME FOR ACTION

Add your voice to the call for safe and equitable mobility options   As our community continues to process the horrific crash on Esplanade Ave that took two wonderful people from the world far too early, many people are reaching out to us here at Bike Easy asking the pressing question: “What can I do to keep this from happening…

COMPLETE STREETS FOR JEFFERSON PARISH

Advocating to update the parish comprehensive plan. Last week, the Jefferson Parish Complete Streets Coalition presented to the Jefferson Parish Comprehensive Plan Update Steering Committee. We outlined our work throughout the parish, the elements and benefits of complete streets, and how a complete streets policy could be an effective tool to address issues the parish is currently facing. The steering…

BIKE EASY REACTS TO ESPLANADE AVENUE CRASH

“Safe, connected and protected bike lanes have never been more needed.” Bike Easy Executive Director, Dan Favre, issued the following statement in the aftermath of the fatal crash on Esplanade Avenue on Saturday night: “Our hearts continue to ache for everyone impacted by the fatal crash on Esplanade Avenue this weekend. My thoughts are with the family and friends of…

BIKE EASY FEBRUARY 2019 NEWSLETTER

Summary of past and upcoming Bike Easy events! February 20th, 2019 2019 BIKE EASY CHALLENGE We’re gearing up for our 3rd annual Bike Easy Challenge and registration is open! Bike Easy Challenge is a fun, free competition for everyone in the Greater New Orleans region using the platform Love to Ride. Every time you ride a bike and log your ride between April 1…

IMPORTANCE OF BIKE MAINTENANCE

Follow tips from the League of American Bicyclists to keep you and your bike riding smoothly on the road. A well-maintained bike will keep you safe, save you money, and ensure smooth riding. Don’t wait for something to break down mid-ride, just a little regular maintenance can prevent you from injury and keep you from having to make costly repairs…