This Tuesday, June 16, New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority will debut two new Lil' Easy routes one in Lakeview, and another in Gentilly. RTA will make the announcement at the University of New Orleans lakefront campus at 10:30 a.m. The new, neighborhood-customized routes add to the current fleet already offering its shuttle services in the Lower 9th Ward.
The flexible-route transit service utilizes three main pickup points in Lakeview (Canal Boulevard and City Park Avenue; UNO at Alumni Drive; and the Jefferson Parish (JeT) transfer point at Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Carrollton Avenue), with 43 flexible stops in-between. In Gentilly, the buses have two main pickup points (Winn-Dixe at Chef Menteur and Desire, and UNO at Alumni Drive), with 52 flexible points.
Note: The Lakeview schedule has been revised after publication. The stops that have been eliminated are numbers 25, 28, 30, 46, 47 and 48. The Gentilly is correct as printed.