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The Canal streetcar makes a continuous route through the downtown campus.
Doesn’t she rumble
A streetcar rolls down Canal Street past Elk Place, near Tulane’s downtown campus. Streetcar service began in New Orleans in 1861, with horse-drawn streetcars on several routes throughout the city. The Canal Line was the first to become electrified, beginning in July 1894.   


Dec 18, 2017 - Mary Cross

Tulane community members can help shape the future of New Orleans’ first bike-share program, Blue Bikes NOLA, by taking part in the Tulane Bike Share Survey, which was created through a collaboration between the Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane University Shuttles & Transportation, and the Tulane Office of Sustainability.

Dec 15, 2017 - Mary Cross

To commemorate the retirement of Bruce Raeburn, director of special collections and curator of the Hogan Jazz Archive, Carolyn Vance Smith, Marion Smith and William M. Smith Jr. donated a portrait of legendary musician Louis Armstrong to Tulane University.

Dec 13, 2017 - Mary Cross

On Monday, Tulane University President Mike Fitts spread holiday cheer across the uptown and downtown campuses by granting President’s Staff Excellence Awards to 12 honorees.

Dec 07, 2017 - Mary Cross

Shoppers can find a variety of locally crafted artwork at the annual Newcomb Art Department Holiday Studio Sale, including the ever-popular, blown-glass ornaments.

Dec 01, 2017 - Mary Cross

Tulane University faculty and alumni illuminate how the Crescent City impacted global history in New Orleans & The World: 1718-2018 Tricentennial Anthology.