Progress continues on New Orleans’ Complete Streets projects in Algiers as part of the city’s Moving New Orleans Bikes (MNOB) program. Construction crews completed striping on the new Wall Boulevard bikeway and the project also includes extensive roadway and sidewalk repairs. The new 1.3-mile bikeway connects between Shirley Drive and Holiday Drive and it is part of a larger 10-mile connected bikeway network underway in Algiers.
Crews are also completing new protected bike lanes in the Marigny neighborhood as part of the Moving New Orleans Bikes program. The new bikeway follows North Peters Street in the French Quarter and Elysian Fields Avenue in the Marigny. Other improvements include roadway repairs, drainage repairs, new curb ramps, new crosswalks, and safety improvements.
The MNOB program is designed to improve the safety of people riding so more people can choose bicycles for transportation. Along with transit, walking, and driving, bicycling is an important transportation option that provides numerous benefits to individuals, families, and our city - even for people who never ride. A better bicycle network will provide job access, health benefits, reduced demand for parking, and a general improved quality of life. Click here for more information on the Moving New Orleans Bikes program.