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Public Meetings

The RTA Board of Commissioners meets monthly, typically the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. until around 11:00 a.m. Meetings take place in the RTA boardroom, located in the RTA Facility at 2817 Canal Street in New Orleans. 

Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to speak at a meeting and address the board about an issue regarding the RTA, you are welcome to do so. Please arrive a little early in order to fill out a speaker’s request form. Hand it to the board secretary before the meeting begins.


IRMA Exemption for the RTA

2017 RTA Board Meeting Dates, Agendas & Reports

Meeting Dates Agendas Reports
JANUARY 24, 2017 Agenda Report
FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Agenda Report
MARCH 28, 2017 Agenda Report
APRIL 25, 2017 Agenda Report
MAY 23, 2017 Agenda Report
JUNE 27, 2017 Agenda Report
JULY 25, 2017 Agenda Report
AUGUST 22, 2017 Agenda Report
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 Agenda Report
OCTOBER 24, 2017 Agenda Report
NOVEMBER 14, 2017 Agenda Report
DECEMBER 19, 2017 Agenda Report

Other Public Meetings

In addition to public board meetings, the RTA periodically conducts other public meetings on topics of interest to the community. Such meetings might be about service changes, ridership feedback, or paratransit services. Unless otherwise noted, these meetings take place in the RTA boardroom, located in the RTA Facility at 2817 Canal Street in New Orleans.

Operations and Administration Committee Meeting

Meeting Dates                          Agendas                          Reports
JANUARY 12, 2017 Agenda Report
FEBRUARY 16, 2017 Agenda Report
MARCH 16, 2017 Agenda Report
APRIL 13, 2017 Agenda Report
MAY 18, 2017 Agenda Report
JUNE 15, 2017 Agenda Report
JULY 13, 2017 Agenda Report
AUGUST 17, 2017 Agenda Report
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 Agenda Report
OCTOBER 12, 2017 Agenda Report
NOVEMBER 9, 2017 Agenda Report
DECEMBER 14, 2017 Agenda Report

Meetings are Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. in the RTA Board Room: 

A. Philip Randolph Building
2817 Canal Street
RTA Board Room, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119



Finance Committee Meeting

Meeting Dates                          Agendas                          Reports
JANUARY 17, 2017 Agenda Report
FEBRUARY 14, 2017 Agenda Report
MARCH 21, 2017 Agenda Report
APRIL 18, 2017 Agenda Report
MAY 16, 2017 Agenda Report
JUNE 20, 2017 Agenda Report
JULY 11, 2017 Agenda Report
AUGUST 15, 2017 Agenda Report
SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 Agenda Report
OCTOBER 17, 2017 Agenda Report
NOVEMEBER 7, 2017 Agenda Report
DECEMBER 12, 2017 Agenda Report

Meetings are Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in the RTA Board Room: 

A. Philip Randolph Building
2817 Canal Street
RTA Board Room, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119

 

Special Transit Services (STS) Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule 

Meeting Dates                          Agendas                          Reports
FEBRUARY 2, 2017 Agenda Report
APRIL 6, 2017 Agenda Report
JUNE 1, 2017 Agenda Report
AUGUST 3, 2017 Agenda Report
OCTOBER 5, 2017 Agenda Report
DECEMBER 7, 2017 Agenda Report
 

Meetings are the first Thursday of every other month at 10:00 a.m. in the RTA Board Room: 

A. Philip Randolph Building
2817 Canal Street
RTA Board Room, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119

STS meetings are open to the public. For full details and STS commitee members, click here.

Riders Advisory Committee

Maximum feasible participation of citizens is a priority at the RTA, and as an agency we’re constantly striving to find new and better ways to give our riders, in particular, and the citizenry at large an opportunity to provide input and feedback in the decision-making process. 

After an extensive application process, the RTA has chosen 21 representatives from each zip code in New Orleans to serve on the Riders’ Advisory Committee.

The Riders’ Advisory Committee will:

  • Provide a forum for the users of public transit to have their voices heard.
  • Promote meaningful participation in planning and decision-making.
  • Provide a mechanism for informing the larger base of transit users on changes and improvements in services.
  • Seek input of and provide feedback from transit users on customer service and public confidence.
  • Provide a forum for the agency to meet and exceed Federal Transit Administration requirements for citizen participation and involvement in planning activities.
  • Support improvements in service.
  • Help the agency to build public confidence.

Click here for a full description of the Rider's Advisory Committee's role.

Admission into the Committee is closed at this time. The application to be considered for future membership into the Rider's Advisory Committee is available at our A. Phillip Randolph facility at 2817 Canal Street, or you can click here to download the Rider's Advisory Committee Application. 

Meeting Dates                          Agendas                          Reports
JANUARY 4, 2017 Agenda Report
FEBRUARY 1, 2017 Agenda Report
MARCH 8, 2017 Agenda Report
APRIL 5, 2017 Agenda Report
MAY 3, 2017 Agenda Report
JUNE 7, 2017 Agenda Report
JULY 5, 2017 Agenda Report
AUGUST 2, 2017 Agenda Report
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 Agenda Report
OCTOBER 4, 2017 Agenda Report
NOVEMBER 1, 2017 Agenda Report
DECEMBER 6, 2017 Agenda Report

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in the RTA Board Room:

A. Philip Randolph Building
2817 Canal Street
RTA Board Room, Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119


Algiers Ferry Terminal Meetings

The Regional Transit Authority in New Orleans (RTA) invites local residents and ferry riders to create a vision for your ideal Algiers Point Ferry Terminal. RSVP is required to attend by emailing pamela.harris@transdev.com

Date Time Location
Tuesday, May 23, 2017  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy

Real Estate Developers interested in bidding on this future project are encouraged to join us on Wednesday, May 31.  A project site walk-through will take place from 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m. at the Algiers Point Ferry Terminal located on 7360 Patterson Dr. in Algiers Point. RSVP is required to attend by emailing pamela.harris@transdev.com

Date Time Location
Wednesday, May 31, 2017  10:00 am - 12:00 pm  RTA Board Room


We encourage participation of Committee members and the community at-large.

All Public Records Requests under the Freedom of Information Act for should be addressed to Ms. Deslie Ann Isidore via U.S. Mail delivered to the address below; or via email delivered to DIsidore@norta.com.

Regional Transit Authority
Attn: Ms. Deslie A. Isidore
2817 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119




 

To request an RTA representative at your next function or meeting contact RTA Public Relations. Please allow two weeks minimum notice for requests.
 

 

 

 

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