Want to find out how to get around New Orleans using transit? Need advice on how to advocate for a transportation improvement? Looking for an app to track your bus? Look no further! Ride has compiled a list of resources to help you use and improve transit in New Orleans.
Want to find out what the latest city ordinances mean for you or why the ferries are vital to our region? Ride has developed many resources to help you understand public policy and advocate for better public transportation in New Orleans.
Ride New Orleans exists to empower you to make the important changes you want to see in your community. As a result, we have compiled a list of important planning and transportation agencies, as well as their functions, funding sources, and public engagement policy. Use this handbook as a guide to getting your projects off the ground. If you have any questions or would like further assistance on a transportation project, contact Ride New Orleans by phone: 504-345-8360, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transit apps can make your commute smoother and more efficient by providing maps, schedules, and real-time data on bus and streetcar locations. Here are the apps that are designed for New Orleans:
New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) – The RTA operates buses and streetcars in Orleans Parish. The Board of the RTA holds a public meeting at 10AM on the fourth Tuesday of each month at their Canal Street office.
Jefferson Transit (JeT) – JeT operates buses in Jefferson Parish. Several lines also stop in Orleans Parish either in Midcity or at Canal and Elk Place. JeT currently operates the only public transportation link to the airport.
St.Bernard Urban Rapid Transit (SBURT) – The sole operator of public transportation in St.Bernard Parish. SBURT is a small agency, offering one semi-fixed bus line that provides a connection from St.Bernard to RTA’s St.Claude Bus.