Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Pointe Coupee Parish
Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury
Last Update: 6/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Pointe Coupee Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 17 House 18
Congressional Districts: 6th
Contact: Becky Bergeron
Address: P. O. Box 110 2100 False River Dr.
New Roads LA   70760-0110
Phone: (225) 638-4402 Toll Free number 888-210-8922
Fax: (225) 638-4403
Email Address: bbergeron1@bellsouth.net
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
Pointe Coupee Council on Aging (PCCOA) started providing transportation to the elderly in 1975 with two cars. Ridership increased significantly with the implementation of this program. Transportation is provided for the general public, elderly and disabled, non-emergency medical, and employment and training.

Pointe Coupee Parish Transit ridership is growing daily, providing non-emergency medical transportation to all residents of the parish. This is a demand-responsive service which is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations for service may be made upon space available. PCPT is equipped to accommodate disabled passengers. We also transport to East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Opelousas for medical specialist.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 10
Clients Served: General Public
ServiceProvided: Demand Response
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Base Fare: General Public under 60 years $5.00 City Limits and $10.00 out of city limits.

60 years and older $3.00 City Limits and $2.00 out of city limits.
Service Area: Pointe Coupee Parish
2015 System Data
Total Operating Costs: $828,860
Ridership: 24,718
Annual System Miles: 224,581
Cost Per Trip: 16.77
Cost Per Mile: 1.85
Type of System: Rural