RTA Hosts 2017 Planning Meeting for Emergency Transportation

From a press release RTA is holding a planning meeting to discuss emergency transportation for seniors and disabled citizens during this hurricane season.  The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 20 in the RTA Board Room, 2817 Canal St.   Para-transit riders may schedule a ride by calling (504) 827-7433. For more information about...

Roll With RTA this Essence Fest and Independence Day Weekend

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] RTA encourages riders to celebrate Essence Fest and Independence Day responsibly and let RTA’s public transportation take you to and from the events scheduled this weekend. Many of RTA’s bus and streetcar routes provide easy, especially with the #16, 84, 28 buses and Rampart/St.Claude streetcar providing direct...

RTA Traveling Tips for Mardi Gras

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] The RTA has a number of helpful tips and tools to help residents and tourists enjoy a safe, fun-filled Mardi Gras. Tip #1: Make safety your top priority.  Public Transit is the safest, most cost-efficient and stress-free way of getting around congested traffic, street closures and limited...

RTA to Host Public Meeting to Present Design of New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

From a press release [contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will host a public meeting from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20  in the Federal City - Algiers Auditorium, 2485 Guadalcanal St. The meeting is being held to present the design and to gather...

RTA Service Changes Start Oct. 2

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Starting Sunday, Oct. 2, the Regional Transit Authority is enhancing bus and streetcar services, including opening the North Rampart/St. Claude Streetcar line. These enhancements will increase service reliability, and provide more frequent service on many routes for riders. Rider Alerts detailing the service enhancements are available at...

RTA Begins Series of Open Houses on Bus, Street Change Proposals

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] From a press release The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in New Orleans will hold a series of Open Houses throughout the community beginning  Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 18 to discuss a proposal to optimize bus and streetcar service routes. On July 11, an open house will take...