Independence calls for mobility.
Call us when you need a ride.
COAST Transportation Department provides safe, comfortable and reliable service with a skilled, trained and courteous staff. We comply with all Federal, State and local laws and guidelines; and exceed the legally mandated minimums for liability insurance. We have committed ourselves to keeping all vehicles in excellent mechanical condition with stringent daily pre-trip vehicle inspections and regularly scheduled maintenance. COAST Transportation Department strives to provide each client with safe, pleasant and reliable transportation. We welcome all calls regarding complaints, compliments or suggestions.
Hours of Operation:
COAST vehicles are in operation during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations may be made by calling 800-256-2823 or 985-327-0185 or 985-327-0186 during normal office hours. Cancellations must be called at least one (1) hour prior to scheduled pick up time.
COAST operates an urban transportation system on a non-emergency, demand/response basis. The fleet consists of one 6-passenger mini-van, one 26-passenger bus, three 12-passenger vans, and one 9-passenger van, and two 11-passenger vans, all of which are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant and one 12-passenger van that is not wheelchair accessible. Passengers are scheduled and transported on a first come, first serve basis.
System Fare Policy:
At this time, no fare will be charged for Rural Transportation trips. St. Tammany Parish Government will determine and set any future fare schedule. Drivers are prohibited from accepting gifts or tips; however, COAST does accept and appreciate any donations passengers may feel inclined to make. Donations allow COAST to provide service to more seniors in need.