25th January, 2019 – New Orleans – As the number of days of the federal Government shutdown increases, more people are coming out to show their concerns and grievances on what this have cost them. It’s on this light that The New Orleans pedal, have taken the lead to express the need to end the shutdown.
So many organization and entities are facing different financial challenges as a result of this shut down and if left to go on may lead to financial crisis. The pedal barge; an 18 person pontoon paddlewheel boat powered by guests pedaling bike stations is one of the tour company facing this situation. There are complains of uninspected boats which have caused a halt on the activities of the company. According to the CEO New Orleans pedal barge.
“Federal government shutdown is stopping inspection, certification of local tour boat operator from starting business.”
“We have a large bank loan for this tour boat and we can’t get the business started without the boat being inspected. The coast guard won’t inspect the boat without getting paid. The government shutdown is hurting the economy and local businesses.”
The reality of this shutdown is beginning to set in as no worker will do their job without payment. Families, businesses are being affected and this is getting worrisome. The federal government need to look into the plight of her citizens.
We all should make our plight known as this shutdown is a call for concern. Are you a tourist? Do you love to have funs on boats, but concerned that the recent federal government shut down will make it hard to find tour boats? Join Nola Pedal Barge to air your concern about the recent government shutdown.
About Nola Pedal Barge
New Orleans Pedal Barge is a UCSG certified boat touring company. It is an incredibly unique eco-experience that caters to birthday parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, team bonding and corporate outings, girls’ night out, and more. Tour boats carries up to 18 passengers. There are 12 pedal seats that surround a center high-top table with built-in coolers and a padded bench that seats 12 comfortably and room for six additional. Private and public cruises are available. Tourist can also come along with their own beverages if they choose.
Company Name: New Orleans Pedal Barge
Contact Person: Nola Pedal
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Phone: (504) 264-1056
Address:6000 France Rd
City: New Orleans
State: LA 70126
Country: United States