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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Regional Transit Authority

Contact Information

Phone:(504) 827-8330
Board address:

2817 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119


The Regional Transit Authority board oversees transit in New Orleans including setting fares, managing service and operations, developing operating budgets, approving each year’s annual transportation development plan, and deciding upon capital purchases and expansions. Under contract to the board, Veolia Transportation manages all day-to-day aspects of the transit agency. 


Eight members.

  • The Mayor of New Orleans appoints five members; and
  • The President of Jefferson Parish appoints three members.

Term Length

Members serve at the pleasure of appointing authority.

(Created by: R.S. 48:1651, et seq.)

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Last updated: 2/26/2015 3:25:56 PM

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