Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Saint James Parish
St. James Parish Council
Last Update: 8/9/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: St. James Department of Human Resources, Community Action Agency
Legislative Districts: Senate 18 House 58
Congressional Districts: 2nd
Contact: Ingrid B. Leblanc
Address: P. O. Box 87 , 5154 Hwy 44
Convent LA   70723-2105
Phone: (225) 562-2304
Fax: (225) 562-2425
Email Address: humanresources@stjamesla.com
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
St. James Parish Transit started operations in 1975. In 1981 parish government was reorganized under a Home Rule Charter and the Community Action Agency and Council on Aging were absorbed under a newly created parish Department of Human Resources.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 11
Clients Served: General Public
ServiceProvided: Transportation to Educational, Employment, Medical Facilities, errands etc.
Operating Hours: 4:30am - 5:30pm Monday-Friday
Base Fare: $0.50 - one way (In Parish)for Seniors
$1.00- one way (In Parish) Under 60yoa
$2.00 one way (Out of Parish)
Service Area: St. James Parish, Lafourche and part of Ascension Parish , a part of St. John Parish
2015 System Data
Total Operating Costs: 257,668.19
Ridership: 38,023
Annual System Miles: 508,555.00
Cost Per Trip: 21.91
Cost Per Hour: 53.42
Cost Per Mile: 3.00
Type of System: Rural