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City Announces Six Bike Share Community Workshops to Gather Input on Bike Share Station Placement

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi), announced it will hold six community workshops to collect resident feedback on where to best palce the initial 70 bike stations before the fall 2017 launch of the City’s bike share program. Each workshop will focus on specific neighborhoods within the initial service area (map below). The City invites residents to attend a workshop near where they live or work to provide input.

The workshops will be held at the following locations:

Marigny, Bywater, St. Roch:

Monday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

Stallings St. Claude Recreation Center

4300 St Claude Ave.

Treme, 7th Ward, Esplanade Ridge:

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m.

Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Resource Center Cafeteria

2022 St Bernard Ave.

 

Mid-City, Bayou St. John:

Monday, April 3, 6:30 p.m.

First Grace United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall

3401 Canal St.

Lower Garden District, Central City:

Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 p.m.

People’s Health New Orleans Jazz Market

1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd

CBD, Warehouse District:

Monday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency, 4th Floor, Imperial 5 Meeting Room

601 Loyola Ave.

French Quarter:

Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

533 Royal St.

City Announces Six Bike Share Community Workshops to Gather Input on Bike Share Station Placement

New Orleans has been growing rapidly as a bicycling city. The city was recognized as a bicycle friendly community in the fall of 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists. Last month, New Orleans was selected by People for Bikes as one of ten cities to participate in their Big Jump Project to reimage bicycle infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.peopleforbikes.org/placesforbikes/landing/the-big-jump-project. To learn more about the program and/or share feedback, please visit nola.gov/bike-share.

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