Demand Response, Curb-to-Curb, non-emergency service provided to the General Public of Tangipahoa Parish--
Anyone - Any age
Wheelchair lifts available

Passenger trips are on a call-in first come, first served basis at least 24 hours in advance during regular office hours 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Call 985-748-6016 to schedule a ride


Service may be suspended during times of inclimate weather at the discretion of the Executive Director, Debi Fleming.

Unfortunately, subscription service (scheduled dialysis, therapy, chemo, radiation treatments) are not available at this time.  Multiple Trips cannot be scheduled more than a week in advance.

$9 one-way fare charged for anyone under the age of 60
24 hour advance notice
must call dispatcher to schedule
all service based upon availability
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tangipahoa Public Transportation  TPT) fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes, executive orders, and regulations in all programs and activities.  TPT operates without regard to race, color, national origin, income, gender, age and disability.  Any person who believes him/herself or any specific class of persons, to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by himself/herself or representative file a written complaint with the La. Dept. of Transportation and Development (LADOTD).  LADOTD's Title VI Program Manager may be reached at 225-379-1382.  A complaint must be filed no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination.

Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging
Public Transportation Service


Parish-Wide Call-In (Demand/Response) Service

Pubic Transportation Service provided for Tangipahoa Parish.

Service is available to any one, any age within Tangipahoa Parish, Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Office and scheduling hours are 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

 A fare of $9 one way is charged to anyone under 60 years of age.  Anyone 60+ is asked for a donation after signing up for the service at a Senior Center located in Kentwood: 985-229-5089; Amite: 985-748-7617; Independence: 985-878-4385; Hammond: 985-345-5000 and Ponchatoula: 985-386-6061 

Service will not be denied to seniors if no donation is made.


Tangipahoa Public Trnsportation puede proveer comunicacion para las personas que su ingles es limitado, para asegurarles la misma oportunidad de beneficiarse de los servicios.

Hammond and Ponchatoula City Bus

The Cities of Hammond and Ponchatoula  provide deviated-fixed routes within the city limits at designated stops.  The bus runs in one-hour loops 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday though Friday in both Hammond and Ponchatoula connecting at North Oaks Medical Center on the hour.

The bus does not run on standard holidays or in dangerous weather conditions.

A fare of 50 cents per passenger is charged upon boarding.

Must have correct change.

Call 985-748-6016 for Schedules
(sorry for the inconvience)


n compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging and its sub-contractors operate all of its programs and provides public transportation services without regard to race, sex, color, or national origin.  Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging  is committed to providing non-discriminatory service that is open to the general public.

Anyone who believes that they have been subject to an unlawful discriminatory practice by Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging, or its contracted third party operators, has the right to file a complaint with the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging.  Anyone who has a discrimination complaint should call the Executive Director at (985) 748-7486.  Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging  will respond and request additional information with the goal of obtaining an appropriate resolution.  Formal complaints should be in writing and mailed to:  Debi Fleming, Executive Director, 106 N. Bay St., Amite, La. 70422.

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