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RTA service impacts in preparation of Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura

8/23/2020

(NEW ORLEANS) - In preparation for impacts from Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority will suspend Streetcar service at 4 p.m. on Sunday August 23, followed by a full transit system suspension which will go into effect at approximately 2 a.m. on Monday, August 24.   

Streetcar service on all lines will be suspended effective Sunday, August 23 at 4 p.m. in response to the city’s state of emergency declaration and the lifting of parking restrictions throughout the city.  Bus service will replace the suspended lines until the system wide closure:

  • Bus route #47 - Canal-Cemeteries-Loyola Streetcar Lines

  • Bus route #48 - Canal-City Park Streetcar Line

  • Bus route #12 - St. Charles Streetcar Line

  • Bus routes #5 and #55 - Riverfront Streetcar Line

The ferry service will remain suspended until further notice. The Algiers Point – Canal St. bus shuttle will continue operating to provide terminal-to-terminal service.

 

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