Tropical Storm Barry is barreling (well, meandering at a leisurely 5 mile per hour pace) toward Louisiana’s coastline, prompting a slew of cancellations. Here’s a list of closures—and if we missed anything, please drop a comment below. And please make sure you’ve accomplished your hurricane preparedness tasks.
Event cancellations and postponement
Delta Sigma Theta national conference ends today instead of running through the weekend.
Rolling Stones concert postponed to Monday, July 15
Running of the Bulls postponed to Saturday, August 24
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is closed
All courts and the DA office
All New Orleans Public Libraries
All New Orleans Recreation Development Commission facilities
The Blue Bikes bike share program is offline.
Garbage and recycling pickup is cancelled for Saturday but will proceed normally on Friday.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Headquarters and French Quarter Visitor Center
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Headquarters
Audubon Nature Institute facilities
The MSY airport is open
Bus service have replaced the streetcars and Algiers/Canal Street ferry. The Chalmette ferry is closed. RTA will suspend service at 8 p.m. Friday. View service alerts here.
Megabus has suspended services.
Amtrak has suspended services.
University of New Orleans
Southern University of New Orleans
University of Holy Cross