RTA Waives Bus Fares on Election Days

Fares will be waived for July 11 Election Day for the first time under the new policy The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) recently announced that it will waive all transit fares on future election days.  This policy is the result of the resolution adopted by the RTA Board...

No Economical Victory Lap

By Julianne Malveaux The June Employment Situation report, released on July 2, showed a continued decline in the unemployment rate.  Thanks to coronavirus, the rate shot up to 14.7 percent in April and declined to 11.1 percent in June.  About 4.8 million more people were on payrolls in June than...