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Review of RTA - Streetcars

RTA - Streetcars
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Garden District and Cemetery Private Tour
Ranked #4 of 326 things to do in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Get wherever you want to go in New Orleans with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Our extensive network of buses and streetcars winds throughout every neighborhood of the Crescent City. From Uptown to Downtown, from Lakeview to the Lower Nine, from Mid-City across the Mississippi River and to the parish lines, the RTA goes there.As streetcars glide underneath grand live oaks and past stately mansions, they offer up relaxing views of the beauty, charm and history of New Orleans for little cost. When riders board these historic vehicles they are boarding a piece of movable New Orleans history. The RTA operates three streetcar lines: the famous, historic St. Charles line, the Canal Street line, and the Riverfront line. All lines either run along or intersect with Canal Street in the area between the French Quarter and the Central Business District (CBD) connecting Uptown/Garden District, Carrollton, Mid-City, City Park and the Marigny. The RTA is currently adding more Streetcar lines.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Get the Jazzy Pass. Good for 24hours. Ride as much as you like. Starts on the hour, every hour and 20 mins after that from Elysian Fields and ST. Claude

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Slow and often crowded with people standing in the aisles to accommodate all the passengers. For only $3 you can get on and off and ride as many times as you'd like in one day. The St. Charles Streetcar made frequent stops as it traveled past the WW II Museum, Loyola University, Tulane University, Audubon Park and Zoo and beautiful homes in the Garden District section of the city. Some drivers announced attractions at various stops while others did not leaving the tourists to wonder where certain attractions were particularly if they were unable to see when the car was filled to capacity.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Although the rates are very reasonable, the lack of knowledge of those conducting the trains is mind-boggling. When my family and I sought directions, train pick-up and arrival times, where to get off at to get to a location, the conductors were completely ignorant. They could not inform us when trains were coming nor when they'd depart.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bettece G
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t get on the train. Too crowded. Lines were long at all the stations. Would be nice if they had more trains

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We took the St Charles Streetcar from Canal St up to Tulane University. (College tour for daughter). It was a great way to see the homes of the Garden District

Date of experience: April 2018
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