Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Evangeline Parish
City of Ville Platte
Last Update: 6/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Evangeline Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 28 House 38
Congressional Districts: 4th
Contact: Lisa DeRouen
Address: P. O. Box 312 1012 N. Reed Street
Ville Platte LA   70586-2504
Phone: (337)363-5161
Fax: (337)363-3834
Email Address: lisaecoa@centurytel.net
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: 7
Clients Served: General public
ServiceProvided: Demand Response
Operating Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Base Fare: $1.00 - $37.00
Service Area: Evangeline Parish, scheduled out-of-parish non-emergency medical
FY 2015 System Data
Total Operating Costs: $535,757
Ridership: 17,485
Annual System Miles: 125,562
Cost Per Trip: 15.32
Cost Per Mile: 2.13
Type of System: Rural
SMILE
Last Update: 1/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: SMILE (St. Martin, Iberia, Evangeline)
Contact: Irma Bourgeois
Address: 501 St. John Street
Lafayette LA   70501
Phone: (337)234-3272
Fax: (337)234-3274
Email Address: ijb@smilecaa.org
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Vehicles: 9
Clients Served: Elderly, Disabled