River Parishes
Transit Authority

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

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

Click the links below for more information and for detailed instructions.

Another Way to RPTA!

Starting April 28, you can book your RPTA ride from our mobile app, on our website OR continue to book  via the phone reservation line.

Book your ride at least 24 hours in advance to travel door to door anywhere within the River Parish service area.
*Service to the St James Parish stop requires 48 hours advance notice

Your choice, your ride. Three different ways to RPTA…

1. App

You can download and install the RPTA Mobile App from the Apple Store or the Google Play store.

  • Create an account and allow the app to access your location
  • Choose your pick and drop off locations (tap the map or type)
  • Select the trip option that works best for you!

2. Website

Book your ride directly at https://river-parishes.link-microtransit.com/

3. Phone

Our reservation line is 985-651-1141 and open Monday–Friday from 8:30am–5:00pm.

App Store
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A one-way trip on the RPTA is $2.00. Children 4 and under ride free.
Drivers accept exact cash fare only and do not make change.

Keeping You COVID Safe

Your health and safety are important to us, so masks are required on board and we’re limiting capacity to 50%.
Vehicles are cleaned and disinfected daily, and disinfectant wipes are provided on board.

If you are need of assistance or have any questions, please call the RPTA Transit Office at 985.651.1141 weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

If you have questions about service, lost and found, complaints, commendations or suggestions, please call the RPTA Transit Office at 985-651-1141 weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The service will be provided Monday through Friday for trips scheduled between 5:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The service will be provided 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, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, 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.