New Orleans, LA

Pay for your RTA fare quickly and easily with your phone using the Token Transit service!

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How to Ride Transit Using Your Phone

  • Download your mobile app of choice from the options above
  • Purchase passes to use immediately or store them for future rides (note: an internet connection is required to purchase and activate a mobile pass)
  • As the bus approaches open your app and tap your pass to activate
  • Once onboard follow instructions in the app to validate your ticket

Send a Pass

Token Transit Send a Pass is an online pass purchasing portal for RTA. You can purchase a pass online and have it instantly sent to any phone number you choose. You can now instantly deliver transit passes for your friends and family.


Rider Descriptions

Name Description

ID Required

Riders 65+ can qualify for a reduced rate by showing the driver a valid ID or passport. Riders with a disability and Medicare cardholders can qualify for a reduced rate. Before being allowed to pay this reduced fare or get free transfers, they first must apply with the RTA to receive a special ID card, be sure to bring proof of age (65+), or proof of a qualifying condition or Medicare card. When boarding, show this card to the bus or streetcar driver to pay the discounted fare.


ID Required

Please be prepare to show an ID card. Children under age 5 ride free with a fare-paying passenger.

Service Type Descriptions

Name Description
Single Ride, Ferry

Valid for a single ride on ferry service. Ticket will display for 2 hours.

Regional Ride

Valid for unlimited rides on RTA buses, streetcars, and ferries as well as Jefferson Parish Transit buses for 24 hours after first activation.

Fare Descriptions

Name Description
1 Day

1 Day passes are valid for unlimited rides for 24 hours after first activation. Valid on RTA and JeT service.

Vehicle Driver

Valid for a single ride. Ticket will display for 30 minutes.

Vehicle Driver Plus Trailer

Valid for a single ride. Ticket will display for 30 minutes.

Vehicle Add'l Passenger

Valid for a single ride. Ticket will display for 30 minutes.

Trailer Only

Valid for the transportation of a trailer on Chalmette Ferry service, if the driver has paid separately. Ticket will display for 30 minutes. Valid only on Chalmette Ferry.

RTA Terms and Policies

Purchases made with Token Transit for RTA are subject to RTA terms and policies. For more information on these policies you may visit https://norta.com/ or call +1 504-248-3900.