City Assisted Evacuation- RTA Hurricane Prep & Evacuation Plans

Authored By: City of New Orleans

The Atlantic Hurricane season occurs yearly from June 1 through November 30. In the event of a major hurricane impacting the city of New Orleans, RTA partners with NOLA Ready and the City of New Orleans to assist in evacuating residents who cannot safely do so on their own. In the event of a mandatory evacuation, the following locations will be used as evacuation pick-up areas called Evacuspots. RTA buses will transport evacuees from these spots to the Smoothie King Center where they will be safely evacuated out of the city. Pick-ups from evacuspots end 30 hours before a storm reaches the area.

PDF: Hurricane Guide and City Assisted Evacuation

Last Review and Update: Oct 22, 2021
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