Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

De Soto Parish
DeSoto Parish Police Jury
Last Update: 5/29/2024 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: DeSoto Parish Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 38 House 23
Congressional Districts: 4th
Contact: Cheryl Lane
Address: P. O. Box 996 404 Polk Street Suite A
Mansfield LA   71052-0996
Phone: (318) 872-3700
Fax: (318) 872-9473
Email Address: dcoa@bellsouth.net
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
DeSoto Public Transit is the only full-service public transportation system in DeSoto Parish.

Our drivers and staff are required to undergo trainings throughout the year and are always current in the transit news world. If there is a way to improve, we will be the first in line. Our motto: "If it weren’t for you, our customers, there would be no purpose for us."
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 6
Clients Served: General Public
Operating Hours: 3:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Base Fare: $6 - $15 depending upon age and area of pick up
Service Area: De Soto Parish
2015 System Data
Total Operating Costs: $556,934
Ridership: 18,151
Annual System Miles: 162,045
Cost Per Trip: 15.34
Cost Per Mile: 1.72
Type of System: Rural