Know Before You Go

Whether you're new to riding buses, streetcars and ferries, or an old pro, here's where you can get the answers to all your questions.

Holiday Service

RTA runs reduced service on holidays. Check your specific route schedule for a given holiday to see how the service will change.

The Algiers Point-Canal Street ferry and Chalmette ferry operate on their normal, daily schedules on holidays. For some events on the Mississippi River, such as a fireworks show, the Algiers Point-Canal Street ferry may cease operation during the event. Visit Service Alerts to see ferry alerts.

Holiday (observed)Service Level
New Year's DaySunday Schedule
M.L. King DaySaturday Schedule
Mardi GrasSaturday Schedule
Good FridaySaturday Schedule
Independence DaySunday Schedule
Labor DaySaturday Schedule
Thanksgiving DaySunday Schedule
Day After ThanksgivingSaturday Schedule
Christmas DaySunday Schedule
New Year's EveSaturday Schedule