Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Rapides Parish
Last Update: 1/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Alexandria Transit (ATRANS)
Legislative Districts: Senate Districts 29,32; House Districts 22,25,26,27,30
Congressional Districts: 5
Contact: Karen Kelly
Address: P. O. Box 71
Alexandria LA   71309-0071
Phone: (318) 441-6021
Fax: (318) 441-6047
Email Address: Karen.Kelly@cityofalex.com
Funding Class: Small Urban - FTA Sec 5307
Profile of System
ATRANS provides transit service for the Cities of Alexandria and Pineville Monday through Saturday. The system is operated by the City of Alexandria. Eight routes provide scheduled fixed route service to the service area. Five of the eleven buses providing service are ADA accessible. ATRANS also provides a demand response paratransit service for qualifying persons who are unable to access the fixed route service because of disabilities. This service requires users to fill out an application qualifying them for the service and requires a 24-hour notice to schedule service.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 11 buses, 4 vans
ServiceProvided: City limits of Alexandra and Pineville Fixed Rate
Operating Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., M-Sat
Base Fare: Fixed Route
$0.50 regular adult
$0.25 children 1-13 years
$0.25 elderly,disabled,medicare
$0.50 one-way
Service Area: City limits of Alexandria and Pineville
1997 System Data (Fixed Route / Paratransit)
Total Operating Costs: $1,467,376 / $327,343
Ridership: 68,377 / 12,806
Annual System Miles: 386,574 / 60,788
Cost Per Mile: $3.80 / $5.38
Type of System: Urban
Rapides ARC/J.Eskew Center
Last Update: 6/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Rapides ARC/J.Eskew Center
Contact: Bill Coorpender, Dir
Address: 1700 Ashley Avenue
Alexandria LA   71301
Phone: (318) 445-5287
Fax: (318) 448-0304
Email Address: Rapidesarc@aol.com
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Person with Disabilities
Vehicles: 12 (with lift equipment)
Clients Served: Elderly & Disabled
ServiceProvided: Demand-responsive
Operating Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., M-F
Base Fare: Not applicable
Service Area: Rapides Parish
Type of System: Specialized
Rapides Senior Center
Last Update: 1/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Rapides Senior Center
Contact: Juanita Forbes Vanderhoever, Exec Dir
Address: 209 E. Shamrock St.
Pineville LA   71360
Phone: (318) 487-1561
Fax: (318) 448-4013
Email Address: juvande@attgobal.net
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Vehicles: 1 lift-equipped
Clients Served: Elderly
ServiceProvided: Route deviation
Operating Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., M-F
Base Fare: Donations accepted
Type of System: Specialized
City of Pineville Police Department
Last Update: 6/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: City of Pineville
Legislative Districts: Louisiana Senate Dist 29; House 27
Congressional Districts: 5
Contact: Capt. Joe Salmon
Address: 910 Main Street
Pineville LA   71360
Phone: 318-442-6603
Fax: 318-442-6636
Email Address: jsalmon@pineville.net
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Vehicles: 1 wheelchair assessible
Clients Served: seniors and persons with disabilities
ServiceProvided: doctor appts
Base Fare: 0
St. Mary Residential Training School
Last Update: 6/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: St. Mary Residential Training School
Contact: Christi Guillot
Address: 6715 Hwy. 1 North
Boyce LA   71409
Phone: (318)445-6443
Fax: (318)449-8520
Email Address: christi.guillot@stmarys-rts.org
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Vehicles: 10
Clients Served: Elderly, Disabled
The Town of Ball
Last Update: 6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: The Town of Ball
Contact: Mayor Neil Kavanagh
Address: 100 Municipal Lane
Ball LA   71405
Phone: (318)640-9605
Fax: (318)641-9847
Email Address: nkavanagh@townofball.com
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Vehicles: 1
Clients Served: Elderly, Disabled