2018 National Planning Conference

Bicycle Tour - Sustainability at Work in New Orleans

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CDT

Location: Mobile Workshop Departure Area

CM | 2.50

Cost: $70.00

Activity Type: Mobile Workshops

Activity ID: NPC180036


  • Sustainable stormwater-management practices as well as accompanying city policies employed to prevent flooding, subsidence, and pollution of local waterways in New Orleans
  • Strategies and techniques to revitalize historic urban corridors and structures
  • How to craft an innovative "complete streets" policy


Bike the streets of New Orleans and learn about progressive planning projects that are promoting sustainability and redefining the Crescent City. Explore diverse neighborhoods, see plenty of local landmarks, and learn about strategies planners are utilizing to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing modern New Orleans: changing infrastructure needs, stormwater management, and community revitalization. This workshop will cover 14 miles, from the convention center, to the French Quarter and City Park, and back down Bayou St. John and the Lafitte Greenway, before ending on the historic Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.

Mobile Workshop Guides

Margaret Young
New Orleans Health Department
New Orleans, LA

Travis L. Martin
New Orleans City Planning Commission
New Orleans, LA

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