On Sunday, March 29, in response to COVID-19 pandemic, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority will reduce its service more and will waive transit fares for bus, streetcar and ferry service until further notice in order mitigate community spread of COVID-19 and to protect RTA operators and riders, while providing streamlined public transportation options for those conducting essential travel.
The following routes will remain on the Saturday schedule:
|10-Tchoupitoulas||16-S. Claiborne||27-Louisiana||28-M.L. King|
|32-Leonidas-Treme||52-St. Bernard-Paris Ave.||55-Elysian Fields||62-Morrison Express|
|63-Morrison Express||64-Lake Forest Express||80-Desire-Louisa||84-Galvez|
|88-St.Claude/Jackson Barracks||91-Jackson-Esplanade||100-Algiers Loop Owl||102-General Meyer|
|114-General de Gaulle-Sullen||201– Kenner Loop|
The following routes will have reduced frequencies:
- The 94-Broad will have a 30-minute frequency during the day and a 60-minute frequency during the night.
- The 12-St. Charles Streetcar will maintain a 36-minute frequency throughout the day.
- The 47-Canal-Cemeteries streetcars will maintain a 32-minute frequency all day.
The following routes will suspend service beginning March 29th:
|5-Marigny-Bywater||11-Magazine||45-Lakeview||51-St. Bernard/St. Anthony|
|57-Franklin||65-Read-Crowder Express||90-Carrollton||101-Algiers Point|
|108-Algiers Local||115-General de Gaulle-Tullis||202-Airport Express||2– Riverfront Streetcar|
|48-Canal-City Park Streetcar||15-Freret||60-Hayne||106-Aurora|
A temporary line, the 103-Algiers Point/Wilty, will provide service between Algiers Point and lower Canal Street via Wilty Terminal. This service will cover parts of the Westbank normally served by the 101-Algiers Point and the 108-Algiers Local.
The Algiers Point – Canal St. Ferry will operate Sunday through Saturday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Chalmette ferry schedule continues to operate from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.
The RTA will continue to monitor ridership and essential travel needs and may make additional adjustments as needed. The RTA continues to urge the community to use public transit for essential travel only and for riders to practice social distancing when using transit.
For the latest information, including updated schedules, visit RTA’s website at www.RTAforward.org or contact Rideline at 504-248- 3900.