Are you ready to explore the vibrant streets of New Orleans by bike, but worried about your safety? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Join Allene La Spina and Chris Parker as they reveal the truth (good and bad) about exploring New Orleans by bike and staying safe in a city where biking is a way of life for many.

Allene and Chris have dedicated themselves to advocating for safe and accessible biking for all. But as they reveal, progress is slow and challenges persist, leaving them with a question: how can we make the streets safer for everyone?

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Grasp the critical role of advocating for better biking infrastructure in New Orleans and its potential impact.
  • Discover exciting ways to experience the Big Easy on two wheels and prioritize personal safety while doing so.
  • Identify the obstacles and openings present for cycling enthusiasts in New Orleans and how to navigate them.
  • Delve into recent advancements and ongoing efforts in making the Crescent City increasingly bike-friendly.
  • Understand the necessity for data-driven methods and the power of community contribution in promoting cycling culture.



Bike - your resource for classes, safety information, group rides, and more.

Bike Uneasy  - a Facebook group whose mission is to take a stand against the dangers faced by vulnerable road users, like people who walk and people who ride.

Blue Bikes Nola - New Orleans Bike Share