New Links Project

A Regional Redesign

New Links is a yearlong project led by the Regional Planning Commission to study and propose a network redesign of public transportation in Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parishes.

Please visit www.newlinksnola.com for more information or click here for an overview.

To give additional feedback or suggestions, please email info@newlinksnola.com.

New Links Digital Town Halls

Join Ride New Orleans for a Jefferson Parish focused digital town hall laying out what a network redesign is and what ideas are being explored for the New Orleans region with New Links.

If you can’t make a meeting, you can still click here to fill out the New Links survey.

Thursday, May 7th 12:00 PM Jefferson Parish East Bank Town Hall RSVP here
Thursday, May 7th 5:30 PM Jefferson Parish East Bank Town Hall RSVP here
Thursday, May 28th 12:00 PM Jefferson Parish West Bank Town Hall RSVP here
Thursday, May 28th 5:30 PM Jefferson Parish West Bank Town Hall RSVP here

Phase II Public Meetings

If you were not able to make one of the meetings below, please click here to fill out the New Links survey.

Tuesday, February 11th 10:30 AM-12:00 PM and 5:30 PM-7:00PM New Orleans Downtown Library 219 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
Wednesday, February 12th 10:30 AM-12:00 PM and 5:30 PM-7:00PM Jefferson Transit Headquarters at Wilty Terminal 21 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Thursday, February 13th 10:30 AM-12:00 PM and 5:30 PM-7:00PM East New Orleans Public Library 5641 Read Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70127

Phase I Outreach Summary report

Click here to view the Phase I Outreach Summary report


Phase I Meetings and Rider Input

Public Meetings in Jefferson Parish (August 2019)

Click here for August 2019 meetings flyer

Monday, August 19 5:30-7:00pm Jefferson Parish: East Bank East Bank Regional Library (4747 W Napoleon Ave, Metairie 70001)
Tuesday, August 20 5:30-7:00pm City of Kenner (Co-hosted by the Kenner Hispanic Resource Center) Heritage Hall (303 Williams Blvd, Kenner 70062)

Public Planning Open House (June – July 2019)

The Regional Planning Commission will be holding a series of Planning Open Houses during June and July to explain the network redesign process, discuss service trade-offs, and gather feedback from the public.

Click here for a schedule of the meetings.


Rider Survey (March – May 2019)

As part of the New Links project, the RTA and JeT are doing a survey on bus, streetcar and ferry riders in the greater New Orleans area from March to April 2019 to help with transportation planning. During this time, interviewers will ask some riders questions about their trips.