Jefferson Transit (JeT) serves the urbanized portion of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. JeT also provides service to New Orleans and the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Connecting service is provided to the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) bus lines in Kenner, Gretna and New Orleans. Jefferson Transit provides both fixed route ADA accessible bus service as well as curb-to-curb paratransit van service (known as MITS) for certified riders who are unable to use the fixed route service.
Riders who use the bus frequently can save money by using a pass. Plus, there’s no need to worry about carrying the correct change.
DAY PASS – $4.00
Unlimited rides within the JeT system for 1 day
REGIONAL RIDE – $6.00
Unlimited rides on both JeT and RTA vehicles for 24 hours
MONTHLY PASS – $60.00
Unlimited rides within the JeT system for 31 days
The detour will have the bus turn right off of Canal Street onto Elk Place and then left on Poydras Street to continue downtown. The bus will turn around to reverse course on Poydras using S. Peters Street, Canal, and Convention Center Boulevard. From there, the bus will continue on Poydras until S. Galvez Street where it will turn right and then left to get back on route on Canal, continuing to the end of Canal to get on I-10 at City Park Avenue.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – E1 Veterans route to service new airport; E2 route name changed to “E2 Airline”
There will be two branches of the E1 Veterans route. The two branches will have separate schedules, and the buses will be marked as either E1 Veterans City Park Airportor E1 Veterans Downtown Airport.
Both branches will serve the airport on one end, but the E1 Veterans City Park Airportwill go to the Cemeteries Transit Center (Canal Blvd & City Park Ave) as usual while the E1 Veterans Downtown Airport will divert onto I-10 at Causeway Blvd, exit I-10 onto City Park Ave, and continue all the way into downtown New Orleans on Canal Street. The E1 Veterans Downtown Airport bus will NOT stop at the Cemeteries Transit Center.
The E2 Airline route’s schedule will remain the same.
Monday, September 16, 2019 – 6-month Lyft Pilot Program Begins for Metairie Rd. Route
On September 16, 2019, a new transit service will begin to replace JeT’s E4 Metairie Road bus. This service will be offered Monday – Friday, 6AM-7PM. All trips must start and end in the pink area on the map. The service will be free of charge for riders transferring at the Canal Blvd. Terminal and the Airline-Severn bus stop. All other rides will only cost the rider the base JeT fare of $1.50.
Instructions: 1. Download the Lyft app. 2. In the “Promos” section of the Lyft app, enter promotional codes: MoveMet and Jet2Met. 3. When traveling to/from a home, know the exact address.
For riders without a smartphone, a dial-in service will be available at (504) 367-RIDE or (504) 367-7433 to request a Lyft pick-up by phone.
The Saturday schedule is operated on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
A separate schedule will be announced and used during carnival season (week preceding Mardi Gras day).
Routes without Saturday service do not operate on holidays.
Bus stops are located approximately every 2 blocks.