Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Rapides Parish
Last Update: 8/12/2022 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: Ann Howard
Address: P. O. Box 71
Alexandria LA   71309-0071
Phone: (318) 441-6021
Fax: (318) 441-6047
Email Address: ann.howard@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. All 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: 13 buses, 3 vans
ServiceProvided: City limits of Alexandra and Pineville Fixed Rate
Operating Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., M-Sat
Base Fare: Fixed Route
$0.75 regular adult
$0.35 children 1-13 years
$0.35 elderly,disabled,medicare
$0.75 one-way
Service Area: City limits of Alexandria and Pineville
2019 System Data (Fixed Route / Paratransit)
Total Operating Costs: 2,284,910
Ridership: 528,776
Annual System Miles: 674,201
Type of System: Urban
The Arc Rapides, Inc.
Last Update: 7/28/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: The Arc Rapides, Inc.
Contact: Duane Urbina, Dir.
Address: 1700 Ashley Avenue
Alexandria LA   71301
Phone: (318) 445-5287
Fax: (318) 448-0304
Email Address: thearcrapides@rapidesarc.com
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Person with Disabilities
Vehicles: 16 (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, South Grant Parish
Type of System: Specialized
Rapides Parish Police Jury
Last Update: 11/7/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Rapides Senior Citizens Center
Legislative Districts: District 26
Congressional Districts: District 5
Contact: Juanita Forbes Vanderhoever, Exec Dir
Address: 209 East Shamrock
Pineville LA   71360
Phone: (318)4871561
Fax: (318) 448-4013
Email Address: juvande@rapidesscc.org
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Rapides Senior Citizens Centers Public Transit
Rapides Senior Citizens Centers serves rural Rapides Parish with transportation to medical appointments, shopping and other needed services.
Rapides Parish Public Transit
Vehicles: 4 lift-equipped
Clients Served: Rural Communities
ServiceProvided: Route deviation
Operating Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
Base Fare: Inside Town Limits (60 and over) 2.00
(Adults) 5.00
Over 10 Miles (60 and over) 6.00
(Adults) 10.00
Service Area: Woodworth, Glenmora, Lecompte, Boyce, Sieper, Forest Hill
RSCC Transit
Total Operating Costs: 116,502
Ridership: 6949
Annual System Miles: 49,234
Cost Per Trip: 16.77
Cost Per Hour: 26.74
Cost Per Mile: 1.75
Type of System: Specialized