About the RTA The Regional Transit Authority gets people moving around New Orleans. Our transit services bring hard-working commuters to their jobs, students to their schools, and fun-seekers to entertainment, shopping areas, and restaurants. We provide mobility to residents of the city as well as tourists, taking them to and from their hotels to historical neighborhoods and countless attractions. In fact, many people ride the RTA’s iconic streetcars simply for the fun of it. In this way, the RTA is a destination in itself. Our streetcars and buses are both a symbol of the city and an essential part of it. At present, the RTA system includes five streetcar lines, 34 bus routes, and two ferry routes, and we offer paratransit services. Our passengers take more than 19 million rides every year. Mission Provide safe and dependable mobility services. Vision Become the preferred mobility provider in the region. Goals Earn Trust Be Equitable Prioritize the Rider Experience Be Reliable Connect to Opportunities Support a Sustainable, Healthy Region Help Create Our NEW Mission and Vision Statements Click here to provide feedback on our proposed mission and vision statements. These statements are based on the Strategic Mobility Plan. Click here to view the Strategic Mobility Plan. Proposed mission statement: Provide safe, dependable, efficient transit services to the residents of and visitors to the greater New Orleans region, through investment in infrastructure and service toexpand access to opportunities, to build a more resilient community, and to protect the cultural, social, and economic well being of our community through mobility. Proposed vision statement: The Regional Transit Authority will become the region’s preferred mobility provider by building a transportation network focused on equitable service delivery, regional connectivity, and a forward-looking emphasis on the customer experience.