Holiday Parade Service Interruption (Sat Dec 3)
On Saturday, December 3, 2022, due to the Children’s Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade will prompt a service interruption on the W2 WB Expressway and W3 Lapalco bus lines from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Until the streets are cleared and service can be restored, there will be no service on Poydras and the buses will be on the following detour (outbound): Leaving Loyola and Tulane, continue on S. Rampart , left on Calliope Street to the CCC Bridge Below are the bus stops that will be missed during the Holiday Parade: 1185 Poydras @ Baronne 1186 Poydras @ St Charles 1187 Poydras @ Magazine 1189 Magazine @ Capdeville 1175 Magazine @ Julia 1176 Magazine @ St Joseph 1177 Magazine @ Poeyfarre

E8 Elmwood Detour and Stop Closure (E8 Elmwood Desvío y Cierre de la Parada de Autobús)
Citrus & Kuebel stop (#18131) on the E8 Elmwood route is temporarily closed due to construction. Please proceed to Edward & Crawford stop (#18137) for the next stop pick-up. La parada Citrus & Kuebel (#18131) en la ruta E8 Elmwood está temporalmente cerrada debido a la construcción. Diríjase a Edward & Crawford (#18137) para la próxima parada de recogida.

Discontinued Stop Alert (Alerta de Parada Descontinuada) – E3 Jefferson Highway
JP Transit has discontinued service for one bus stop along the outbound E3 route, located on Jefferson Hwy. at Julius Ave. (Stop ID: 13319). JP Transit ha descontinuado el servicio para una parada de autobús a lo largo de la ruta de salida E3, ubicada en Jefferson Hwy. en Julius Ave.

FAQ

How do I get from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to the city of New Orleans?

JP Transit’s E1 Veterans-Airport route connects the airport in Jefferson Parish to the city of New Orleans.


How many suitcases can I take on the bus and is there a luggage compartment on the bus?

We have a 2 bag limit and no luggage compartment. We ask that you board, pay your fare, then walk with your suitcase to the back of the bus, and place the bag under the seat, or under your legs.


Can I park at Wilty Terminal in Gretna?

The parking at Wilty Terminal is free 24/7.


Do buses stop only at the stops listed on the schedules?

No, buses generally stop every 2 blocks within Jefferson Parish. Look for the JP Transit bus stop signs for designated locations.


What about bus stops in New Orleans? Do JP Transit buses that enter New Orleans stop every 2 blocks also?

JP Transit buses from the Westbank make a loop in downtown New Orleans. These buses stop about every 2 blocks. Look for “mini” JP Transit bus stop signs for locations.

The E2 Airline bus, which travels along Tulane Avenue to Loyola Avenue picks up and drops off passengers at all regular bus stops along its route on Tulane Avenue.

The E3 Kenner Local bus, which travels along Claiborne Avenue to Carrollton, will let passengers off along Claiborne Avenue when traveling inbound but will not pick up any passengers. When it is traveling back toward Jefferson Parish, riders traveling into Jefferson Parish can board at any regular bus stop on Claiborne Avenue.


Are all JP Transit buses equipped with lifts for wheelchair access?

Yes, all JP Transit buses are lift-equipped buses that comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These buses also use the Talking Bus system to announce major bus stops and transfer points along each route.


Do the buses operate on holidays?

Buses follow their Saturday schedule on holidays. Buses that do not provide Saturday service do not provide service on holidays. Please check the individual route schedules for details.

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Holiday Service

Saturday schedule is operated on the following holidays:

 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Good Friday
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

 

A separate schedule will be announced and used during carnival season (week preceding Mardi Gras day).

Routes without Saturday service do not operate on holidays.