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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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October 03, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and RTA Celebrate Opening of New North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue Streetcar

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in New Orleans officials joined New Orleans residents and business owners to celebrate the opening of the North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue Streetcar line extension. Back on track for the first time since 1949, streetcars are now operating along the North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue corridor from Canal Street to Elysian Fields Avenue.

October 03, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials and Homelessness Service Providers Announce Plans to Establish a Low Barrier Shelter for the Homeless

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City officials and local homelessness service providers to announce plans to establish a low barrier shelter for the homeless at 3101 Erato St. The shelter will be available for those in need of immediate housing, particularly for those who have had challenges accessing services. 

 

 

October 03, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials and Homelessness Service Providers to Announce Plans to Establish a Low Barrier Shelter for the Homeless

NEW ORLEANS – TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City officials and local homelessness service providers to announce plans to establish a low barrier shelter for the homeless. The shelter will be available for those in need of immediate housing, particularly for those who have had challenges accessing services. 

September 30, 2016

Mayor Landrieu and RTA To Celebrate Launch of New North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue Streetcar

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, October 3, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) officials will join New Orleans residents and business owners to celebrate the launch of the new $41.5 million bond funded North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue Streetcar line extension.

September 29, 2016

Aviation Director Iftikhar Ahmad Announces Departure From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Iftikhar Ahmad announced his departure as Director of Aviation at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. He is leaving the Airport effective October 12th to serve as the President and CEO of Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) to lead their six airports including T. F. Green International Airport.  

September 29, 2016

Statement From Mayor Landrieu On Approval Of $1.1 Billion In Federal Funding To Combat The Spread Of The Zika Virus

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a statement on the approval of $1.1 billion in federal funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus. At this time, there are no locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus in New Orleans or Louisiana; however, travel-related casts of Zika virus have been identified in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana.

September 29, 2016

Traffic Advisory: S. Broad St. at Gravier St. to be Closed this Weekend

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for S. Broad St. Beginning tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., S. Broad St. river-bound lane at Gravier St. will be closed to vehicular traffic until Monday, Oct. 3 at 5 a.m. to facilitate installation of underground utilities. Construction crews will be onsite working throughout this lane closure.

 

September 29, 2016

Traffic Advisory: Jackson Ave. between Clara and Willow Streets to be Closed to Traffic beginning Monday, Oct. 3

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for Central City. Beginning Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, Jackson Ave. will be temporarily closed between Clara St. and Willow St. The City’s Department of Public Works contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC, is scheduled to begin installing a new waterline at this location as part of the Jackson Ave. Infrastructure Improvements Project. Construction will last approximately one month. 

September 29, 2016

City of New Orleans Lists Over 170 New Adjudicated Properties for Sale

NEW ORLEANS -- Today at noon, the City of New Orleans will list over 170 new adjudicated properties available for sale at CivicSource.com. These properties were adjudicated to the City due to unpaid property taxes. The properties went unsold at tax sale and in many cases have been off the tax rolls for years, not generating annual tax revenues for the City.

September 28, 2016

NORDC Continues Movies in the Park 2016 Fall Season

NEW ORLEANS  — This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 fall season of Movies in the Park with “The Little Rascals” at Hardin Playground (2500 New Orleans St., New Orleans, LA 70119).

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