River Parishes
Transit Authority

P.O. Box 2444, LaPlace, Louisiana 70069-2444

Toll Free at 1-877-651-1171
Local at 985-651-1141

For Louisiana Relay Service dial 7-1-1 or call one of the toll free numbers below:
TTY: 800-846-5277
Voice 800-947-5277
Speech-to-Speech: 888-272-5530
Spanish-to-Spanish: 800-737-1813
Fax 985-651-1138
Check E-mail




Board Members

St. Charles
Corey Faucheaux
Brent Petit (Chairman)

St. James
Robbie LeBlanc
Bedar Warren

St. John the Baptist
Helen Banquer (Vice Chairman)
Rhonda Lemons

At-large
Richard Drexel

If you have questions about service, lost and found, complaints, commendations or suggestions, please call the RPTA Transit Office at 985-651-1141 or 1-877-651-1171 weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


The service will be provided Monday through Saturday for trips scheduled between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

There is no service on Sundays or the following public holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Mardi Gras Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


The fare for a one-way trip on the RPTA is $2.00. Children 4 and under ride free. Drivers will accept EXACT FARE ONLY. Drivers will not carry cash or make change. Each bus is equipped with a fare box and the exact fare must be deposited prior to the passenger taking his or her seat.


Ask your driver about participating in the RPTA Pass Program. Participants are entered to win a free pass booklet! Winners are randomly selected once a month at the RPTA Board Meetings.