Gorgeous weather is bringing out scads of bicyclists and pedestrians on the newly finished Lafitte Greenway that begins at Mid-City Market and ends at Armstrong Park near downtown New Orleans.
It's a sweet ride along smooth asphalt, with lighting, landscaping and comfortable passing room. However, there are harrowing traffic crossings at North Claiborne, North Broad, Jefferson Davis Parkway during peak traffic times, and just about anytime on North Carrollton. Check out this column for a "ride with me" story and photos in November.
In the meantime, mark Nov. 6 on the calendar for the Friends of Lafitte Corridor's "Greenway Soirée."
Full Article: http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2015/10/lafitte_greenway_to_benefit_fr.html