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City announces bike share community workshops

City leaders announce bike sharing community workshops (City of N.O. photo) City leaders announce bike sharing community workshops (City of N.O. photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi), announced today it will hold six community workshops to collect resident feedback on where to place the initial 70 bike stations before the fall 2017 launch of the City's bike share program. Each workshop will focus on specific neighborhoods within the initial service area. City leaders invite residents to attend a workshop near where they live or work to provide input. 

The workshops will be held at the following locations:
 
Marigny, Bywater, St. Roch:
Monday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.
Stallings St. Claude Recreation Center
4300 St Claude Ave.
 
Treme, 7th Ward, Esplanade Ridge:
Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m.
Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Resource Center Cafeteria
2022 St Bernard Ave.
 
Mid-City, Bayou St. John:
Monday, April 3, 6:30 p.m.
First Grace United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall
3401 Canal St.
 
Lower Garden District, Central City:
Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 p.m.
People's Health New Orleans Jazz Market
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
 
CBD, Warehouse District:
Monday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency, 4th Floor, Imperial 5 Meeting Room
601 Loyola Ave.
 
French Quarter:
Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.
The Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal St.


City leaders say New Orleans has been growing rapidly as a bicycling city. The city was recognized as a bicycle-friendly community in the fall of 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists.

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