Conference Schedule Update: New Orleans Tour Details
The field trip to New Orleans will cover multiple neighborhoods and will showcase the range of damage to both built and social structures associated with Hurricane Katrina, and the differing levels of recovery and rebuilding. The field trip will include locations where levee's broke (both at drainage canals and transportation canals), historic neighborhoods, 20th century neighborhoods built on the most marginal land, public housing developments slated for demolition and redevelopment, and drainage infrastructure.
We will also visit a range of built projects conceived and executed after the hurricane. Lunch will be purchased from Parkway Bakery and Tavern (standard New orleans Po-Boy fare) and enjoyed whilst sitting on top of a the lake Pontchartrain hurricane protection levee. The pick up location in New Orleans will be North Prieur St & Esplanade Ave New Orleans.
See the rest of the conference schedule here, and register for the conference here.
Free Bus Service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge
The LA Swift, a free bus service runs between New Orleans and Baton Rouge on a regular schedule. If you need to get back and forth, this makes it pretty easy. You can access the schedule here.