Panel Presentation: Future of the Claiborne Avenue Corridor

What: Panel on the Future of the Claiborne Avenue Corridor

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 6:30 pm

Where: Louisiana Humanities Center, 938 Lafayette Street, New Orleans

This event builds upon the work of Dr. Renne’s students in the spring 2011 Applied Techniques for Transportation Planning course.  Dr. Renne will present a summary of the project along with local and national leaders to discuss the removal of the Claiborne Expressway.  Speakers include Eric Dumbaugh (Florida Atlantic University), William Gilchrist (City of New Orleans), John Norquist (Congress for the New Urbanism), Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer (City of New Orleans) and Jonathan Tate (Tulane University).

Click Here for Panel Presentation Flyer!


New Orleans Active Transportation Symposium

Free and open to the public!

What:  Discussion on complete streets, active transportation culture & more. More info here NOLA Active Transportation Flyer

When: November 21st, 2011 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Where:  Regional Transportation Management Center at 10 Veterans Blvd, New Orleans, LA

Help Make the French Quarter Graffiti-Free!


What: French Quarter Cleanup Day

When: Saturday, November 19th at 10:00AM

Where: Check-in is at the St. Peter Entrance of Jackson Square

*Volunteers check-in at 10:00AM and work until 12:00PM

* Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt to wear while working

* All removal supplies will be provided

* Volunteers are asked to bring protective eyewear and rubber/latex gloves

* Volunteers will remove stickers and small tags from public property in assigned areas

Bonus: Volunteers will be treated to lunch at BOURBON VIEUX – 501 Bourbon Street – following the cleanup

Email or call to sign up! or 504.309.1423.  For more info check out the Vieux Carre Graffiti Abatement Flyer.

Get Involved! Westbank Boys and Girls Club


Get involved! Draft a Team and Support a Great Cause.

WHO: Anyone 18 or older

WHAT: This year we’ll be starting the Basketball Season with a full-court, 5-on-5, double elimination

Basketball Tournament to benefit the Westbank Boys & Girls Club. This will be a family-friendly event with concessions plus games and activities for the kids. Bring your whole family!

WHERE: The Westbank Boys & Girls Club Gym, 900 10th St. in Gretna.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, November 19-20.

• For more information read the B&G Basketball Tournament Flyer

• Teams must register by Thursday, November 10th at 6pm  Registration Form

QUESTIONS: Contact Michael Grodsky at 504-368-3434