Helmets are an essential (but often overlooked) part of bike safety—and today you can get one free from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Great Lawn (500 N. Galvez St) on the Lafitte Greenway.
Another helmet giveaway takes place from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, August 26.
Blue Bikes NOLA is a bike-share program that launched in fall 2017. There are more than 70 Blue Bike stations in New Orleans, and rides cost 10 cents/minute. To find one near you, click here. The cruiser bikes include GPS tracking, lights, and electromagnetic U-locks.