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After Hike

The Second Annual Lafitte Corridor Rail Hike was a screaming success!

Railroad Crossing

On Sunday, May 21st, eighteen of us hiked about three miles from Armstrong Park to Canal Boulevard, right through Mid-City following the old Norfolk-Southern rail line. The Louisiana Institute of Film Technology is building a film studio on a key parcel of this land, and they’re including a bike path, which we hope will add momentum to our efforts. We plan to build a three mile bike path and linear park that will connect Armstrong Park to City Park and ultimately make it possible for people to walk or ride all the way from the river to the lake.

You can also see pix of this grand event taken by Michael and Bart.
If you’re interested, please join the FOLC discussion group.

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  1. I wish I had know about this. I would have loved to have hiked this with you guys. But I was out of town anyway. But it sounds like fun.

  2. […] to everyone who came along. We had almost as many hikers as last year, but very few repeat offenders. I was disappointed that no one from Ed Blakely’s office […]

  3. […] This is something I’ve been working on with Friends of Lafitte Corridor for five years. It’s been a personal vision of mine for six years. I was at the meeting where Design […]

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