Duties & Responsibilities
The St. Bernard Urban Rapid Transit (SBURT) strives to provide timely, efficient, reliable and safe public transportation to the citizens of St. Bernard Parish. SBURT also provides Parish Assisted Evacuations during emergencies.
Arabi to Poydras Route
Arabi to Poydras route offers frequent trips between Arabi and Poydras for only $1. Service on the route operates Monday through Friday from 5:55 a.m. to 7:50 p.m. Passengers may board at any designated bus stop.
ON-DEMAND ROUTE DEVIATIONS AND PRE-ARRANGED ROUTE DEVIATIONS
On- Demand Route Deviations: Passengers may request a deviation to any location that SBURT buses can legally traverse in the following seven areas during normal business hours: St. Bernard Hospital, Trist Middle School, J. F. Gauthier School, St. Bernard State Park, and Fanz Trailer Park. Due to road conditions, route deviations are not guaranteed and may be cancelled with little or no notice.
Pre-Arranged Route Deviations to specific addresses for ADA Eligible Passengers; Eligible ADA passengers may request 24 hours in advance a route deviation to and from a location three/quarters of a mile off the fixed route within the jurisdiction of St. Bernard Parish so long it is determined that the transit vehicle is able to safely access the pick up and drop off locations. The request for a deviation must be made to the St. Bernard Transit via phone (504-277-1907) or email (Mike Bayham or Clifton Couture) at least 24 hours prior to the pick up and drop off. Cause must be provided to the ADA eligible passenger if it is determined that their request is not feasible.
Deviation requests must be arranged with the transit department at least 24 hours in advance.
Elderly (60 Years and older), Disabled (E/D), & Medicare passengers
Elderly (60 Years and older), Disabled (E/D), and Medicare passengers may receive a 50% discount on fares. In order to receive the reduced fare, passengers must display a Medicare card with picture ID, or E/D Identification card. For more information, contact the SBURT office at 504-277-1907.
Customer Service If you have questions about service, lost and found, complaints, commendations or suggestions, please call our Transit Office at 504-277-1907, weekdays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Rules & Regulations
- Fares Are $1
- No Weekend or Holiday Service
- Scheduled Times Are Approximate
- Alternate Routes Are Used During Adverse Traffic Conditions
- No Eating or Drinking Allowed on SBURT Buses
SBURT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability or age. To request additional information on SBURT’s non-discrimination policies or to file a complaint, click on the Civil Rights Title VI tab or contact the Director of SBURT at 504-277-1907.