Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Caldwell Parish
Caldwell Parish Police Jury
Last Update: 7/28/2022 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Caldwell Parish Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 32 House 20
Congressional Districts: 5th
Contact: Dottie Etheridge, Executive Director
Address: P. O. Box 1498 307 Main Street
Columbia LA   71418
Phone: (318) 649-0107 877-382-0107
Fax: (318) 649-7600
Email Address: Dottie@caldwellcoa.org
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
Caldwell Parish Public Transit (CPPT) provides public transportation for Caldwell Parish. Transportation services are available to all persons of all ages.

Caldwell Parish Public Transit’s goal is to provide clients with clean, safe, dependable and efficient transportation. Efforts are concentrated on providing organized quality service in a cost efficient manner. Every effort is made to honor pick-up time within 15 minutes.

Caldwell Parish Public Transit has over 25 years of experience. Because safety of passengers is a high priority, all drivers are drug tested, receive defensive driving classes annually, and are required to have a valid chauffeur’s license.

As a rural transportation provider, Caldwell Parish Public Transit plays an important role in the transit needs of Caldwell Parish residents. CPPT’s motto is: "We care about you and where you need to go!"
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 4
Clients Served: General public
Operating Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
Base Fare: $5.00 - $10.00
Service Area: Caldwell Parish
Total Operating Costs: $140,621
Ridership: 4,145
Annual System Miles: 40,069
Cost Per Trip: 33.93
Cost Per Hour: 100.41
Cost Per Mile: 3.54
Type of System: Rural