public transit http://wwno.org en Streetcar Expansion Could Help Local Communities http://wwno.org/post/streetcar-expansion-could-help-local-communities <p>The Loyola Avenue streetcar line is now operating from the Union Passenger Terminal at Howard Avenue to Canal Street. While much has been made of it serving merely to shuttle tourists to the Superdome, it could serve residents as well. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 27983 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 Community Impact Series: Transport for NOLA http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-transport-nola <p><em>One local nonprofit is helping make public transit in New Orleans a smoother ride, and its latest project will let people pinpoint just when that next streetcar will come along.&nbsp; </em></p><p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:02:05 +0000 Ian McNulty 19202 at http://wwno.org