The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) will begin reducing the frequency of buses, streetcars and ferries to help minimize the community spread of COVID-19, according to a press release.
The changes are as follows:
Buses and streetcars
Monday through Friday, fixed-route buses and streetcars will operate on a Saturday schedule.
Weekend service remains unchanged.
Paratransit services will continue to operate as normal.
RTA will be “prioritizing reservations with life-sustaining reservations taking precedence.” The authority is asking riders to limit the number of trips for recreation.
The Algiers Point/Canal Street Ferry will operate seven days a week, 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Chalmette Ferry schedule will remain on the usual schedule.
Schedules and details can be found on the RTA website.
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