Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Evangeline Parish
City of Ville Platte
Last Update: 6/6/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Evangeline Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 28 House 38
Congressional Districts: 4th
Contact: Lisa DeRouen
Address: 1012 N. Reed St.
Ville Platte LA   70586
Phone: 337-766-0060
Fax: (337)363-5301
Email Address: Ecoa1971@gmail.com
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
The Evangeline Council on Aging transportation program has been operating since 1984 and provides transit on a demand-response basis.

Evangeline Transit is a certified Medicaid provider and is also contracted to transport clients to dialysis centers in Evangeline Parish.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 8
Clients Served: General public
ServiceProvided: Demand Response
Operating Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Base Fare: $1.00 - $40.00
Service Area: Evangeline Parish, scheduled out-of-parish non-emergency medical
FY 2022 System Data
Total Operating Costs: $402181.31
Ridership: 705
Annual System Miles: 135834
Cost Per Trip: 30.78
Cost Per Hour: 56.94
Cost Per Mile: 2.49
Type of System: Rural