ALA Annual 2018 – New Orleans Attractions

ALA Annual 2018 is fast approaching and the NMRT Annual Conference Local Information Committee has created a map to help you plan your conference! The map features attractions, restaurants, hotels, and other points of interest in New Orleans. Simply click on an attraction for more information, including cost and hours. There is plenty to do in New Orleans when you aren’t attending conference sessions. Below the map, the committee has also put together a transportation guide to help you get around the city.

We hope this map helps you plan out your conference and we hope you get to check out some of the places featured on this map.

Link to Map: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eM4HukzjxHvuOGkbRdujwqPIVJXBTY3f&usp=sharing

 

New Orleans Transportation Options

Streetcars in New Orleans

There are three different lines: St. Charles, Canal Street, and the Riverfront, each of which originates downtown but takes you different parts of the city.  Streetcars in New Orleans offer $1.25 fares and can be paid with exact change when you board. One, three, and 31-day unlimited ride “Jazzy Passes” are also available for $3, $9 and $55 respectively. See the Regional Transit Authority (RTA)’s website for a list of places to purchase these. Download the RTA app to your phone too.  There are different lines that cover the different parts of the city.

Cab Service

There are several cab services available and with New Orleans being a small town the cost may be cheaper than you think.  One of many cab services is United Cabs, Inc. 504-522-9771 covers most of the city and the Central Business District. There are many more cab companies available.

Uber/Lyft

Both Uber (www.uber.com) and Lyft (www.lyft.com) are available in New Orleans.  Download the app for your favorite ride.

Bus

Regional Transit Authority Bus Lines (RTA) is available and you can take the 202 from the airport into downtown New Orleans.  There are 30 different lines with a $1.25 fare or check out buying a short term bus pass at http://www.norta.com/Fares-Passes/Jazzy-Pass.aspx.  

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