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Detours and Schedule Changes for Good Friday, Crescent City Classic, and Easter Celebrations

4/19/2019

What:               Buses, streetcars, and ferries will be running on a Saturday schedule for Good Friday.
                         Riders can also expect detours and delays due to the Crescent City Classic and the
                         Gay Easter Parade this weekend.
 
When:              Friday, April 19th – Schedule changes go into effect
                         Saturday, April 20th – Crescent City Classic detours begin at 7am
                                                            Regular schedule resumes when race finishes
                         Sunday, April 21th – Easter Parade detours begin at 4:30pm
                                                            Regular schedule resumes when parade finishes
 

Where:            

Good Friday

 Crescent City Classic (Saturday, April 20)
 
#12 St Charles Streetcar

  • No service between Howard and Canal

  • Shuttle bus service will be provided instead

 #47 Canal Streetcar    

  • Service available only on the Riverfront between French Market and Canal

  • Shuttle bus service will be provided from Harrah’s to Cemeteries Transit Center and City Park instead

#49 Rampart/Loyola Streetcar

  • No service until race finishes

#5 Marigny-Bywater & #55 Elysian Fields

  • No service between Elysian fields and Canal

  • Use Riverfront at French Market Station to Canal

#10 Tchoupitoulas & #11 Magazine

  • No service between Poydras and Canal

  • Buses will use Camp and Magazine

  • Buses board and exit at Camp and Capdeville

#27 Louisiana & #60 Hayne

  • No service to Delgado, buses stop at Cemeteries Transit Center

  • Buses board and exit at Cemeteries Transit Center

#28 Martin Luther King

  • No service between UPT and Poydras

  • Buses board and exit at UPT

#51 St. Bernard/ #57 Franklin/ #80 Louisa

  • Buses detour to Canal via I-10

  • No service on N. Claiborne between St. Bernard and Basin during race

#84 Galvez

  • Buses will not cross Esplanade on Miro and Galvez

  • Separate buses will provide service from Esplanade to Lower 9th and Esplanade to downtown

  • Riders must cross Esplanade to transfer

#88 St. Claude

  • Buses will detour to Canal from St. Claude

  • Buses will take I-10 from St. Bernard and Orleans, to Basin, then Canal

  • No service on N. Rampart between St. Bernard and Canal

#91 Jackson Esplanade

  • No service to stops on Esplanade

  • Buses will take Orleans to downtown

  • Board and exit buses on Orleans Ave

#94 Broad
  • Buses will not cross Esplanade

  • Riders must cross Esplanade to transfer

Gay Easter Parade (Sunday, April 21)
 
#49 Rampart-Loyola Streetcar

  • No service on rampart between Canal and Elysian Fields

  • Service will only be available from UPT to Harrah’s until parade is finished

#57 Franklin

  • Inbound bus on Esplanade will detour to Claiborne, to Orleans/Basin, to Conti, before taking a right on Rampart back to the regular route

#88 St. Claude

  • Inbound bus on Esplanade will detour to Claiborne, to Orleans/Basin, to Conti, before taking a right on Rampart back to the regular route

  • Outbound bus will detour from Basin to Orleans, to Claiborne, to Esplanade, before taking left on Rampart back to regular route

#91 Jackson-Esplanade

  • Inbound bus on Esplanade will detour to Claiborne, to Orleans/Basin, to Conti before taking a right on Rampart back to the regular route

  • Outbound bus will detour turn from Rampart to Canal, to Basin/Orleans, to Claiborne, and then to Esplanade before returning to regular route

  • No service on Esplanade between Claiborne and Rampart until parade clears

 
All RTA service alerts, updates, and detours can also be accessed by downloading RTA’s GoMobile app. To learn more, visit www.norta.com or call Ride Line at 504-248-3900.
 
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