RTA: buses, streetcars, ferries back in service; fees reinstated

NEW ORLEANS – The RTA is back in service and all fares have been restored after the city’s close call with Hurricane Nate.

Beginning at 4:30 a.m. on October 8, all bus operations were back online across the city, according to the RTA.

Paratransit operations began again at 7 a.m., while all streetcars were fully operational on all lines by 9 a.m.

The Algiers Point Canal Street ferry and the Lower Algiers Chalmette ferry are expected to reopen around midday, according to the RTA.

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