Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Vernon Parish
Vernon Parish Police Jury
Last Update: 6/20/2024 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Vernon Council on Aging, Inc.
Legislative Districts: Senate 30 House 30
Congressional Districts: 4th
Contact: Torry Grose, Executive Director
Address: 200 North Third Street
Leesville LA   71446-4016
Phone: (337) 239-4361
Fax: (337) 239-0186
Email Address: torry.grose@gmail.com
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
Vernon Parish Public Transit is operated by the local Council on Aging and serves all of Vernon Parish. The parish transit system was designed to provide accessible and affordable transit services for all ages. Vernon Parish is the third largest parish in the state and is very rural in nature. The transit system is vital to the well being of parish residents.

Trips that are made within the service area provide access to medical appointments, shopping, senior centers,and businesses.

Vernon Parish Transit is demand response and is tailored to meet the personal needs of present and future residents of the parish.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 9
Clients Served: General Public
Operating Hours: Service hours: 6:00 am - 5:00pm, M-F

Office: 7:00am - 4:00pm, M-f
Base Fare: Within Leesville city limits
$8:00 one way trip
$16.00 round trip

Outside Leesville city limits
$16.00 one way trip
$32.00 round trip

Children accompanied by adult
$1.00 age 5 and under
$1.50 age 6 - 15

Medical Trips $25.00 - $450.00
Service Area: Vernon Parish
2022-2023 System Data
Total Operating Costs: 269880.84
Ridership: 14157
Annual System Miles: 196038
Cost Per Trip: 505.46
Cost Per Mile: 34.47
Type of System: Rural