9 posts categorized "Biking, Walking, Transit"

  • 02/19/2016
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 2nd, 4th Annual Connect the 9 Community Bike Ride

Are you concerned about a safe crossing over the St. Claude Bridge for people who bike and walk? Join us Saturday, April 2nd for the 4th Annual Connect the 9 Community Bike Ride to raise awareness about this critical need and to advocate for a solution!  Save the date!  All are welcome to come to the next Connect the 9 Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 9th, 6pm, at the Global Green house, 409 Andry Street or visit www.facebook.com/connectthe9 or call 504-861-4835 to get involved.
  • 04/10/2015
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

Rain or Shine We Will Connect The Nine!

A hearty thanks to those residents and friends who came out despite the threatening weather on Saturday, April 4th, for the 3rd Annual Connect-the-Nine Community Bike Ride! 
For more information about our campaign for a safe, dedicated crossing for pedestrians and bikers over the St. Claude Bridge, visit www.bikeeasy.org. 
  • 04/08/2014
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

Connect the 9 Community Rides On

Bike Ride Sign Up CollageLevee Ride Collage Coming Down Levee at Global Green Finish at Bayou Bienvenue Platform

  • 04/03/2014
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

Connect the 9 - Community Bike Ride Map for April 5, 2014

Bike Ride Map April 5 2014

Connect The 9



Ride to connect the Upper and Lower 9th Ward and advocate for safe transportation options for bikers and walkers on the St. Claude Bridge!

This FREE ride starts at The Green Project, crosses the St. Claude Avenue Bridge to the Lower 9th Ward, stops on the levee at Deslonde, and wraps up at Bayou Bienvenue. 

 Join us at any of these stops!

9:30am      Ride from the Lower 9th Ward - meetup at Sam Bonart Park at 1200 Forstall Street

10:30am    Ride Starts at the Green Project, 2831 Marais Street

11:00am     River to Bayou ride, meet at the Levee and Deslonde Street

12:00pm    Ride ends at the Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Platform with Snoballs!

Visitwww.bikeeasy.orgfor more information 


Read more about the dangers and use of the St. Claude Bridge as a pedestrian & bike crossing.

Download Bridging St. Claude_Final Report


  • 05/04/2012
  • Posted by David Eber

Join Us! St. Claude Bridge Safety Community Day, Sat. May 12th - 3 to 6 pm


  • 04/30/2012
  • Posted by staff

Connect the 9: Bridging St. Claude for All Users (PRESENTATION)

Here's the terrific presentation given to New Orleans City Council recently by UNO students and CSED's David Eber!

  • 04/26/2012
  • Posted by staff

Connect the 9! Improving Access Across the St. Claude Bridge (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, CSED appeared before the New Orleans City Council Transportation Committee to improve bike and pedestrian access across the St. Claude Bridge. Dr. Earthea Nance and University of New Orleans students presented their project, "Connect the 9", on much-needed transportation alternatives on behalf of the St. Claude Bridge Safety and Access Committee (working in conjunction with the Lower 9 Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development).

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Dr. Nance is a member of CSED's Board of Directors; David Eber, our Resiliency Coordinator, also spoke to the council. Great job everyone!

  • 04/12/2012
  • Posted by staff

Bike to Work - and Everywhere Else!

With the mayor's NOLA Bike to Work Day yesterday, we think this is a good time to highlight some of the many bike routes and bike lanes available throughout New Orleans - including along St. Claude and Chartres in the Lower 9! (courtesy The Times-Picayune)