Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Iberia Parish
ARC of Acadiana, Inc.-Iberia
Last Update: 6/7/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: ARC of Acadiana, Inc.-Iberia
Legislative Districts: LA House District 48 & Senate District 22
Congressional Districts: US congress District 3
Contact: Kennishaia Paul
Address: 6400 Hwy 90 West, Frontage Road
New Iberia LA   70560
Phone: (337) 367-6813
Fax: (337) 367-8301
Email Address: Kennishia.Paul@arcofacadiana.org
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons With Disabilities, Equipment & Operational
Since 1954, The Arc has been devoted to improving quality of life for all of our constituents. The Arc of Acadiana is a family driven Organization.

We are committed to securing for all people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to develop, participate, and live life to their fullest potential......

We offer a vision of society that accepts all individuals with their own unique capabilities and allows them to contribute as much as possible to their chosen communities.
Elderly and Disabled
Vehicles: 11 Vehicles (shuttles & Vans)
Clients Served: MR/DD Population
ServiceProvided: Demand-responsive
Operating Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,5 days a week
Weekend as needed
Service Area: Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, Acadia, and Bossier Parish
Type of System: Specialized
Iberia COA
Last Update: 6/6/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Iberia COA
Legislative Districts: District 21,22,48,49,96
Congressional Districts: Distrct 3
Contact: Carol H. Whipp, Director
Address: 126 W. Washington
New Iberia LA   70560
Phone: (337)367-1556
Fax: (337)367-0130
Email Address: CarolwICOA@live.com
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Serving the Elderly
Our transit system is to serve the Elderly of Iberia Parish that are 60 and over; elderly and disabled. We provide transportation to and from our Center St. Meal Site allowing for socialization, activities, and a meal. Small runs to local doctors and back and some grocery stores or banking can be done if it fits into our hours of operation.
Elderly Transportation
Vehicles: 1 lift-equipped van
Clients Served: Elderly
ServiceProvided: Demand-responsive
Operating Hours: Normal Hours- 8:am to 1:00 M-F
Base Fare: Donations accepted
Service Area: Iberia parish, mostly city of New Iberia
Financial Summary Report
Total Operating Costs: $42,799
Ridership: 5120
Annual System Miles: 7124
Cost Per Trip: 6.01
Cost Per Hour: 10.21
Cost Per Mile: 6.01
Type of System: Specialized
Iberia Parish Government (SMILE)
Last Update: 6/6/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: St. Martin, Iberia, Lafayette Community Action Agency (SMILE)
Legislative Districts: Senate 24 House 96
Congressional Districts: 3rd
Contact: Irma Bourgeois, Transit Manager
Address: P.O. Box 3343
Lafayette LA   70502-3343
Phone: 337-234-3272
Fax: 337-234-3274
Email Address: ijb@smilecaa.org
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
SMILE Iberia Parish Public Transit
6 vehicles (4 handicap accessible) to transport clients within Iberia parish and out of the parish to doctors. hospitals, rehab within Lafayette parish.
SMILE Iberia Parish Transit
Vehicles: 6
Clients Served: Rural General Public, Elderly & Disabled
ServiceProvided: Medical and social service transportation
Operating Hours: 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Base Fare: Medicaid (free) $13.00 New Iberia to New Iberia; $14 Jeanerette to New Iberia and surrounding areas to New Iberia; $15 New Iberia to Lafayette; $18 Rural Iberia & St Martin parishes to Lafayette $20 all wheelchairs. This is all round trip transportation.
Service Area: St. Martin, Iberia, and rural Lafayette parish
STARR Vehicle Information
Total Operating Costs: $420,207
Ridership: 5809
Annual System Miles: 83,371
Cost Per Trip: 72.34
Cost Per Hour: 68.15
Cost Per Mile: 5.04
Type of System: Rural