Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Washington Parish
Washington Parish Government
Last Update: 6/20/2022 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Washington Parish Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate 12 House 75
Congressional Districts: 5th
Contact: Leona Magee
Address: 603 Willis Avenue
Bogalusa LA   70427
Phone: (985)732-6869
Fax: (985)732-6866
Email Address: washcoa@bellsouth.net
Funding Class: Rural - Section 5311
Profile of System
Washington Parish Public Transit (WPPT) has been operating public transit in Washington Parish since 1983. The system operates 9 ADA accessible vehicles Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Common destinations are medical facilities, work sites, senior centers, shopping centers, government facilities and more.

WPPT provides efficient on-time service. Drivers are drug-screened and trained in CPR/First Aid and passenger assistance.

Two day advance reservation is required. Same-day services are provided on a space available basis. Please call for information. Fares for persons under age 60 are $6.00 in-city and $8.00 out of city one-way. Senior citizens are offered services through a federal grant and are asked to make a contribution toward the cost of services.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 9
Clients Served: General public
ServiceProvided: Demand-Response and Subscription
Operating Hours: 7:00am to 4:00pm M-F
Base Fare: $6.00 in city, $8.00 outside city one way
Service Area: Entire area of Washington Parish
2020 System Data
Total Operating Costs: $473,467
Ridership: 10,382
Annual System Miles: 93,188
Cost Per Trip: 45.60
Cost Per Hour: 83.85
Cost Per Mile: 5.08
Type of System: Rural