Sep 172018
 

Volunteers paint a new bike lane near the ferry terminal on Canal Street. (photo via Bike Easy on Facebook)

By Samuel Kahn, Loyola Student News Service

Bike lanes are being added to Baronne Street by safety-vest wearing volunteers to demonstrate how bike lanes promote bike riding and bike safety as New Orleans hosts the 20th Walk Bike Places conference this week. Continue reading »

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Aug 152018
 

The outside travel and parking lanes on both sides of St. Charles Avenue will be closed for the rest of August and much of September for drainage work and road reconstruction, city officials said. Continue reading »

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Jul 092018
 

Exploratory work preceded the Cherokee Street rebuilding project. (photo via city of New Orleans)

City workers have begun digging up a two-block stretch of Cherokee Street in order to replace its utility lines and repave the asphalt afterward, and the project is expected to last until the end of the year, New Orleans officials said. Continue reading »

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May 112018
 

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Matthew Magrini

A motorcyclist who crashed into a canal near Xavier University in 2016, killing the school teacher riding as his passenger, was found guilty Thursday night of vehicular homicide, and now faces up to 10 years in prison, court officials said. Continue reading »

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May 012018
 

Jason Adams (via Orleans jail)

The man who drove a Lamborghini at speeds well over 100 mph through Uptown New Orleans before crashing into floodwall and killing his passenger two years ago pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide on Monday, and may now face a decade or more in prison. Continue reading »

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