Current Projects

RTA is continually working to improve the rider experience. Learn more about RTA’s current and future projects.

Rampart Streetcar Line Construction

The Rampart Streetcar line project is estimated to complete in August.

Canal Street Ferry Terminal

The new ferry terminal provides ADA-compliant ferry access and creates a seamless riverfront from Spanish Plaza to the aquarium.

Bus Rapid Transit

The RTA is planning for the region’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system. BRT is a premium rapid transit system that uses buses to provide rail-like service but at much lower costs.

Downtown Transit Hub

The RTA is working towards a future Downtown Transit Center to be located on the site of the former Southern Railway Terminal in the neutral ground of Basin Street at Canal Street. 

An Interim Downtown Transit Hub will be developed to provided significantly enhanced waiting amenities for riders until the final Transit Center is complete.

Strategic Mobility Plan

RTA is inviting riders and other community stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed updates to the Strategic Mobility Plan (SMP), which articulates the vision for the future of the RTA and reflects the priorities collected from the community through the SMP planning process.

New Bus Routes

RTA is updating our bus network, which will result in new bus routes to better serve RTA riders. The new bus routes went live on September 25, 2022. The new bus routes were developed through a two-year planning process that sought to reorganize bus routes and frequencies to improve access and travel times for riders.