rta http://wwno.org en Free Ferry Service Ending This Weekend http://wwno.org/post/free-ferry-service-ending-weekend <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The days of a free ride across the Mississippi River are coming to an end. Starting Sunday, passengers and cars will have to pay $2 to use the ferry system.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 54309 at http://wwno.org Getting To Jazz Fest By Streetcar And Bus http://wwno.org/post/getting-jazz-fest-streetcar-and-bus <p>The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority serves the Jazz Fest with four different transit lines, and is planning extra service to meet the heavy demand expected this week and next.</p><p>There are three bus lines that will take you within walking distance of the Fair Grounds:</p><p>94-Broad<br>32-Leonidas<br>91-Jackson/Esplanade</p><p>You can also get to the Fair Grounds by taking the Canal — City Park/Museum streetcar line.</p><p>The RTA will also be providing buses along Canal St. and St. Charles Ave. to supplement the streetcar lines.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:20:50 +0000 Jason Saul 34075 at http://wwno.org RTA Announces Holiday Schedule http://wwno.org/post/rta-announces-holiday-schedule <p>The <a href="http://norta.com" target="_blank">New Orleans Regional Transit Authority</a> has announced service changes and expected delays for the Thanksgiving holiday through the Bayou Classic this weekend.</p><p>Riders headed downtown tomorrow are advised there will be numerous cancelations, delays and detours due to the Thanksgiving Day parade.</p><p>The complete rider advisory is here:</p><p></p><p><strong>Thursday, November 22 – Sunday Service Levels</strong></p><p></p><p>Downtown Thanksgiving Parade, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:50:10 +0000 Jason Saul 23808 at http://wwno.org Biodiesel Busses Hit The Road http://wwno.org/post/biodiesel-busses-hit-road <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfa6bc8c14e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfa6bc8c14e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfa6bc8c14e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-734390.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is rolling out it's new fleet of busses that run on biodiesel fuel.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2008 07:43:49 +0000 Deb Albertson 1482 at http://wwno.org