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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 19, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 19 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

East of the…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Heart of the House

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 19 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Jazz in the Park

Oct 19 - Nov 2, 2017
Jazz in the Park returns this fall running from September 14th to November… more

Lilith in Loa…

Oct 19, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

The Historic New…

Oct 19 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

22nd Annual Pasta &…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for an unforgettable evening ..Paris, Montmare, Cabaret, Can Can, and… more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series Concerts in… more

Golden State Warriors…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Come experience NBA basketball at its best as the Pelicans take on the NBA's… more

Magazine St. Art…

Oct 20, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 20 - 21, 2017
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Plan your escape to the new musical comedy getaway ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 20 - Dec 29, 2017
Join us for Sam Kuslanr at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel. While… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Regional Transit Authority Service Recommendations For Thanksgiving Weekend Festivities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:

Patrice Bell Mercadel
504-382-9797
Patrice.BellMercadel@transdev.com

Diana Mateo Hernandez
504-377-8754
Diana.Mateo@Transdev.com

NEW ORLEANS - The RTA anticipates high ridership for the Thanksgiving weekend as a result of many holiday activities scheduled in the city, including the Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Bayou Classic. The agency is prepared to meet the needs of residents who rely on public transportation for their daily commutes and of locals and visitors participating in weekend events.

The Downtown Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 24 will cause detours throughout the city from 3:00pm-7:00pm or until the parade has completely cleared all bus and streetcar lines. Sunday service schedules will be applied to all bus and streetcar lines. The full Rider Alert detailing all of the detours is attached and online at www.norta.com.

On Friday, November 25, all busses and streetcars will operate on Saturday service schedules. The Westbank bus line 106-Aurora will operate on its normal schedule.

Expect delays on all streetcar services before and after the Bayou Classic Football Game on Saturday, November 26, lasting approximately between 11:30am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-7pm.

The RTA suggests pre-purchasing a boarding pass, arriving to the stop early, and being courteous to other riders and patient with the increased need for service. An RTA 1-day Jazzy Pass is only $3 and is valid for unlimited rides and transfers on the entire RTA fleet for 24 hours. Or if attending the events on multiple days, try a 3-day Jazzy Pass for only $9 and valid for unlimited use in a consecutive 3-day period.

And now, it is easier than ever to purchase and store Jazzy Passes with RTA's GoMobile ticketing application, available for free download in the Apple Store or Google Play. Ticket Vending Machines around the city, as well as Jazzy Pass retailers such as Walgreens and Unique Grocery, are two more accessible options for our New Orleans community to ride with RTA.

To plan your trip visit www.norta.com, follow @NewOrleansRTA on Twitter and Facebook or contact the RTA Customer Care Ride Line at 504-248-3900.

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