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Rosalie Blythe

107 neighbors want shared bicycles in New Orleans.

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To enhance the quality of urban life by providing a convenient, easy-to-use bike sharing program that will provide residents and visitors a healthy, fun, different way to get around town. A bike sharing program that will permanently change the way people experience and perceive our city, as well as the way they experience and perceive transportation. This concept can stand as a working example of how our state and cities can create programs that meet critical and shared public goals. The benefits of alternative transportation are many and lasting. For our residents those benefits will include:

- Avoiding vehicular congestion
- Reducing our carbon footprint
- Less dependence on fossil fuels
- More efficient movement from place to place
- More opportunities for healthy physical activity
- More interesting personal experiences
- A growing affinity to make other changes in all modes of transportation
- A sense of civic pride

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Downtown, New Orleans, LA

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Mayor Mitch Landrieu

In the fall, we will provide 70 bike stations throughout the city, expanding low-cost transportation for all citizens. twitter.com/MayorLandrieu/stat...

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Posted Feb 15, 2017
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Dan

"After 5 years of advocating for a bike share program and, Bike Easy is happy and excited that the City of New Orleans formally initiated the process this spring that should have bike share on the streets by the end of 2017. Extensive public outreach and feasibility studies clearly show our city is ready!"

bikeeasy.org/blog/archives/2702/

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Bike Share for New Orleans

After 5 years of advocating for a bike share program and, Bike Easy is happy and excited that the City of New Orleans formally initiated the process this spring that should have bike share on the streets by the end of 2017. Extensive public outreach and feasibility studies clearly show…

bikeeasy.org/blog/archives/2702/

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Posted Jan 28, 2017
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Dan

Good data on bike share systems from a national perspective - www.vox.com/science-and-health...

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Posted May 4, 2017
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Bike Easy

Come to this public meeting this Wednesday:
bikeeasy.org/events/archives/976/

WHEN
Wed, Apr 10, 2013
5:30 – 7:00 pm

WHERE
2100 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122

COST
Free! Come share your thoughts about bringing a public bike share (bike transit) system to New Orleans!

DETAILS
In February 2013, the City of New Orleans was selected to receive technical assistance from the U.S. EPA. This tool is designed to provide the community with an overview of best practices and experiences around the country. Key concepts that will be reviewed include: feasibility, system planning, business plan, operations, and health, safety, and social equity related to bike-share.

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Bicycle Share Public Input Session

In February 2013, the City of New Orleans was selected to receive technical assistance from the U.S. EPA. This tool is designed to provide the community with an overview of…

bikeeasy.org/events/archives/976/

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Posted Apr 8, 2013
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Dan

More good news ... this study comes with significant dollars attached: www.nola.com/politics/index.ss...

"New Orleans has been selected to receive technical assistance to explore the potential of establishing a bike sharing program, Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. Bike sharing programs are designed to provide free or affordable access to bicycles for short trips in an urban area as an alternative to motorized public transit or private vehicles.

As part of the technical assistance to be provided, EPA staff and national experts will hold a local workshop to explore the potential of establishing a bike sharing program in the community. The date of the workshop has not been announced.

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Posted Feb 14, 2013
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Bike Easy
Bike Easy proposed this resource for shared bicycles in New Orleans.
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Bike Easy is back at it:

"Entergy and Bike Easy are bringing B-Cycle (bike share) to New Orleans so residents can try out bicycle share during the Super Bowl. Come down to one of the sites, check in and have a full bicycle share experience."

What is bicycle share? Read more in our feasibility study :
bikeeasy.org/events/archives/801/

WHEN
Jan 30 – Feb 03, 2013

WHERE
Location 1: Foot of Canal Street and the Riverwalk at World Trade Center
Location 2: Convention Center Boulevard and Julia Street

COST
Free for participants!

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Super Bowl Bicycle Share

Entergy and Bike Easy are bringing B-Cycle to New Orleans so residents can try out bicycle share during the Super Bowl. Come down to one of the sites, check in…

bikeeasy.org/events/archives/801/

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Posted Jan 30, 2013
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Alan Joseph Williams

I know a guy...

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Posted Nov 13, 2012
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Alan Joseph Williams

Check out the coverage of Bike Easy and the Neighborland community's support for Bike Sharing tonight on ABC, or read about it on the web here!

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Posted Aug 2, 2012
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Tim Eskew

I just want the maintenance contract, that is pending the bikes don't get stolen/destroyed...

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Posted Jul 25, 2012
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