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.

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Jefferson Parish Transit Launches New Links

January 27, 2022

NEWS RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA

New Public Transportation Service Areas and Connections to Improve Travel Times

JEFFERSON, LA — Jefferson Parish Transit will start implementing the New Links Final Network by the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) on Sunday, January 30, 2022.

The purpose of the New Links project was to develop a set of short-term recommendations for improving transit service that can be implemented quickly using existing funding. The network redesign in Jefferson Parish involves a plan for service that reflects current travel needs and community priorities.

“We are proud that Jefferson Transit will be the first in the region to implement New Links recommendations. Our Transit Administration has been working with Transdev since early 2020 to solidify these service changes suggested by the RPC, which will improve travel times for our residents, provide service in new areas and deliver better connections to businesses. Thanks to all our partners on this project and the many community members that attended our hearings and provided valuable feedback.”

East Bank Bus Route changes:

  • E1 – Veterans bus improves frequency to every 24 minutes.
  • E5 – Causeway becomes E6 – Metairie Local – this new route brings service to W. Napoleon and Severn Ave.
    Rider wait times are improved for all East Bank routes.

West Bank Bus Routes changes:

  • W1 – Avondale will now service Segnette Blvd, Nicole Blvd and S. Jamie Blvd.
  • New service to areas where no service existed before, including: Delgado Community College, Segnette field, Alario Center and Emmett Gilbert School.

See Upcoming Service/Route Changes Here

New bus stops are being installed throughout the Parish to reflect these changes and the new bus schedules will be available on all Transit vehicles and posted at the Wilty Terminal and Transit Administration building in Gretna. Schedules and maps can also be found at www.jptransit.org.

New Links is a collaborative project led by the planning staff of the RPC, which regularly works on planning projects with Jefferson Transit. RPC is a transportation policy organization made up of elected officials, transportation agencies and citizen representatives from the eight parishes in the greater New Orleans region. The RPC is responsible for developing policies and plans for federally funded transportation projects in the region. Jefferson Transit and RPC held two virtual hearings in December 2021 to outline upcoming service changes, the presentation can be found here.

For more information about Jefferson Transit, visit www.jptransit.org. For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.

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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.