Service Description

RESERVATIONS

All trips are scheduled on a first come, first serve call in basis.  Demand response trips are trips where the rider calls for service each time a trip is desired.  These requests must be received at least two days prior to the requested trip.  Same day requests will be honored on a first come-first serve, space available basis.

Service Area

SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES

Subscription services are recurring trips that the rider is not required to call in each time services are needed.  These trips are scheduled on a weekly basis.  Due to the high volume of requsts, WPPT maintains a waiting list for subscription trips when space is not available to accommodate a riders request.

Hours of Operation

PASSENGER ASSISTANCE

Drivers provide minimal assistance to passengers boarding vehicles.  If you require additional or special assistance you should have an attendant accompany you on trips.  Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Washington Parish Public Transit offers demand response & subscription transportation services on a non- emergency basis.  Vehicle types include 12 passenger lift-equipped, handicapped accessible vans and 7 passenger accessible minivans.  Services are provided curb-to-curb

Services are provided for any person residing within the geographic area of Washington Parish.  Passengers may be transported to any destination located within parish boundaries. WPPT does not cross state lines.  Specific routes and schedules are available upon request.

Vehicle operating hours are from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Specific schedules for certain areas may be obtained by contacting (985) 732-6868. Services may be available at other times.  Please call for more information.

WHEELCHAIR & MOBILITY DEVICES

TICKET INFORMATION

If you use a mobility aid or wheelchair, please keep it in good condition.  If you use a manual wheelchair, please have an attendant to assist you down steps, ramps, over rough terrain, or steep slopes to our curb-to-curb bus service.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at a discounted rate.

Advance Ticket Purchases:

             40% discount off single trip   

Special discounted rates are  available for senior citizens aged  60+

SCHEDULE A RIDE WITH US

To Schedule A Ride Or For More Information Call

(985)732-6868 or (985)839-4535
TTY 711 or 1-800-846-5277(T)
1-800-947-5277(V)
Demand Response Service
 
One-Way
Within City Limits: $6.00
Outside City Limits: $8.00
 
Trip Tickets 
Within City Limits:
10 Trips:  $36.00
20 Trips: $72.00
 
Trip Tickets
Outside City Limits:
10 Trips:  $48.00
20 Trips: $96.00

GENERAL PUBLIC FARES

RIDE GUIDE
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WASHINGTON PARISH PUBLIC TRANSIT 
"Serving All Your Transportation Needs"
 Parish Wide Coverage - Lift Equipped Vehicles - Demand Response & Subscription Service - Senior Center Services  Employment & Education Services - General Public May Ride Any Service
Washington Parish Public Transit is responsible for providing safe, clean, reliable and efficient service. We comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations. We carry adequate liability insurance that exceeds legally mandated minimums.
Washington Parish Public Transit is committed to keeping all vehicles and equipment properly maintained and in safe working order. We are responsible to provide services as detailed in the service policy. The transit  system provides a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

Funding to provide public transportation made available through The Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development, Public Transportation Section, and Title III of the Older Americans Act, & is sponsored by Washington Parish Government.

Washington Parish Public Transit will not directly or through contractual or other arrangements discriminate on the basis of race,  national origin, or handicap in the provision of services. Washington Parish Public Transit is not responsible for any item or items that may be left on a vehicle.