Washington Parish Public Transit
offers demand-response and subscription transportation services on a non-emergency
basis. Vehicle types include 12 passenger lift-equipped, handicapped accessible vans
and 7 passenger accessiable minivans. Services are provided
Services are provided for any
person residing within the geographic area of Washington
Parish. Passengers may be transported to any destination
located within parish boundaries. WPPT does not cross state lines. Specific routes and schedules are available upon request.
DAYS AND HOURS OF
Vehicle operation hours are from
6:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Requests for rides will not be accepted after 2:00 pm two days prior to the requested trip. The first pickup will not be before 6:00am and the last pickup will be no later than 4:00pm for all general public trips. Office hours
Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. Specific schedules for certain
areas may be obtained by contacting (985) 732-6868. Services may
be available at other times. Please call for more information.
are scheduled on a first come, first served call in basis.
Demand response trips are trips where the rider calls for
service each time a trip is desired. These must be received no
later than 2:00 pm at least two days prior to requested
trip. Same day request will be honored on a first come-first serve, space
Subscription services are
recurring trips that the rider does not need to call in for each
time services are desired. These trips are scheduled on a
weekly basis. WPPT maintains a waiting list for subscription
trips if there is not enough space to accomodate a riders
Drivers provide minimal
assistance to passengers boarding vehicles. If you require
additional or special assistance you should have a personal care
attendant accompany you on trips. Children age 12 and under
must be accompanied by an adult.
AND MOBILITY DEVICES
WPPT is a fully accessible
transportation system. We operate lift-equipped vehicles
throughout the entire service area. Drivers are trained in
passenger assistance techniques designed to aid the elderly and
Washington Parish Council on Aging Home Page
Disaster Survey Form
See the Washington Parish Public
Transit Ride Guide
for fares and rates.