Let RTA Drive you to the Festival this Weekend PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Patrice Bell Mercadel 504-827-8376 Patrice.BellMercadel@Transdev.com Diana Mateo Hernandez 504-827-8357 Diana.Mateo@Transdev.com Let RTA Drive You to the Festival This Weekend NEW ORLEANS – Let the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) drive you to the festival this weekend. Avoid looking and paying for parking, skip the hassle of traffic, and board one of our many lines of service that can get you to the fairgrounds for all your festival fun. With all of the agency’s recently expanded services providing 24 hour access to neighborhoods across the city, hopping aboard the RTA has never been more convenient. Want to make you ride even easier? GoMobile by downloading RTA’s mobile ticketing app and pre-purchase a 1- or 3-day pass on your smart phone to save boarding time and money. Just activate your pass before boarding and show it to your driver from your smart phone. Try one of these convenient routes that take you to the festival ground gates: Coming from the French Quarter: Canal Streetcar Line -Stops 4 blocks from Fair Grounds’ Gate Coming from Uptown / River Bend: Bus Line 32-Leonidas -Stops 4 blocks from Fair Grounds’ Gate Bus Line 90-Carrollton- Stops 4 blocks from Fair Grounds’ Gate Coming from Irish Channel / Garden District / CBD / Esplanade: Bus Line 91-Jackson/Esplanade -Stops 2 blocks from Fair Grounds’ Gate Coming from New Orleans East: Bus Line-94 Broad -Stops 2 blocks from Fair Grounds’ Gate To plan your trip visit www.norta.com, follow @NewOrleansRTA on Twitter and Facebook or contact the RTA Customer Care Ride Line at 504-248-3900.