Bike Easy Blog

Support #BikeMatch NOLA

We’re proud to match people who need a bike, with those who can donate bikes. Will you support our #BikeMatch NOLA program to help us keep making matches?   What is #BikeMatch? #BikeMatch is a mutual-aid effort that launched across the country in response to COVID-19. Using resources made available by other bicycle advocacy organizations around the country, Bike Easy…

Accessible Mobility & Affordable Housing

Where we live and how we get around are fundamental to our daily lives. Taken together, the combined expense of housing and transportation amount to most families’ largest expenditures. To preserve the fabric of our community amid today’s economic realities, transportation options together with housing must be safe, accessible, and affordable. That’s why Bike Easy is asking the New Orleans…

Better Walking in The French Quarter must also mean Better Biking

We’re excited about the City’s new proposals to pedestrianize the French Quarter, and we want to ensure that these improvements also include protections for people biking. This past week the City of New Orleans shared their plans to significantly expand areas for walking and outdoor dining in the French Quarter. The plan proposes several different ways to reimagine French Quarter…

#BikeMatchNOLA Success

Learn about our #BikeMatch program and hear from one of our recipients. We’re proud to say that we have one of the most successful #BikeMatch programs in the nation. Already, we’ve matched 10 people in New Orleans with a bike of their own. In the midst of this pandemic, people need healthy and accessible ways to move around our city,…

July Virtual Bike Education Workshops

Learn everything you need to know about biking from how to choose a bike to how to navigate different roadway infrastructure at this month’s virtual education workshops. SMART BIKING BASICS 1 Tuesday, July 14 6:00-7:30 PM Session 1 will cover bike selection, bike & helmet fit, bike handling, equipment, clothing and basic mechanics – ABC Quick Check RSVP for Smart…

Complete Streets Policy, Coming To All Of Us In The Coming Weeks

Mayor Cantrell’s administration promised to unveil a new Complete Streets policy for New Orleans within the next 30 days! After 4 years of advocacy by the Bike Easy community, staff, and our friends and partners in the New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition, Mayor Cantrell’s administration promised to unveil a new Complete Streets policy for New Orleans within the next 30…

Learn To Ride

It doesn’t matter whether you’re just getting started getting on a bike, haven’t ridden in 20 years and need a refresher or helping a child or friend to get their balance, these tips and tricks will help you out. Biking is big in the Jones family. The photo below shows three generations of riders: Grandma Sylvia taught Papa Warren, and…