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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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Candy Chang
hacquecita
Jeff Schwartz
tippy tippens
Charlie London
Ken Faucheux
Chris Schultz
aprilleigh
Ride New Orleans
Wayne Curtis
Steven Achord
Sarah Calandro
GOOD Ideas for New Orleans
Jay Casteel
HAR
Zachary Wool

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Downtown, New Orleans, LA

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Jamie W

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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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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Jamie W
Jamie W 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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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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Tim Eskew

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

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Bridget

Cool infographic in Co.Design today on how bikes can solve our biggest problems : bit.ly/SDbqVU

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Infographic Of The Day: How Bikes Can Solve Our Biggest Problems

Americans are getting fatter every year, and weight-related diseases kill us at a rate second only to tobacco. There’s been lots of proposed solutions to that problem--rejiggering the food pyramid, advertising campaigns, soda taxes. But the simplest of all might just be bikes. Yes, bikes.If you live in the suburbs where any bike trip would be...

www.fastcodesign.com/1665634/i...

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Rob

Bike Easy developed a bicycle share feasibility study for New Orleans that can be downloaded here:

bikeeasy.org/files/BIke-Easy-B...

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tippy tippens

Nice article here on bike share/biking in cities by david byrne in the nytimes - maybe we could even ask for a little feedback from him? He seems to have become an expert in the field.

I like that the bike share mentioned in London is so affordable $1.50 for a full day's use.. which NYC's new bike share program is modeled after: www.nytimes.com/2012/05/27/opi...

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