Monroe Transit




Transit Department Bus Transportation Monroe, LA

Monroe Transit operates Monday through Saturday from 6:00 am through 6:30 pm. Buses do not operate on Sundays, New Year's Day, MLK Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Veterans Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


Monroe Transit: the Nations' Oldest Publically Owned Transportation System

Since 1906, Monroe Transit, the nation's oldest publicly owned transportation system, has been continuously owned and operated by the City of Monroe. Over 100 years after its inception, Monroe Transit remains the public transportation provider to the City, offering fixed route and paratransit services. For more information about MTS' rich history, click here.

Monroe Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

Monroe Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business (DBE) Program (PDF) in accordance with regulations of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), 49 CFR Part 26. Monroe Transit proposes a 10.11% DBE participation goal for FY 2023-2026.

  1. Please click the link to review the DBE goal document.
  2. Please click the link to view the DBE goal presentation.


Monroe MPO, in coordination with the City of Monroe’s Transit System

Monroe Transit and Ouachita Council of Governments (OCOG) continue relationship in the development of the Monroe Metropolitan Transportation Plan (Connecting Ouachita 2045) and the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) put together by the Monroe Metropolitan Planning Organization in accordance with 23 CFR Part 450 Subpart C.


Please see our statement concerning our commitment to deliver equitable and accessible transportation services, click here.

Want to share feedback with Monroe Transit or have a question or comment? Please call us at 318-329-2506, visit us on Facebook, or ask your bus driver!



Route 1: Desiard

  • Ouachita Health Unit
  • Brookshire’s
  • Desiard Plaza
  • Eastgate Shopping Center
  • University of Louisiana Monroe

Route 2: Park Avenue

  • Forsythe Park
  • Lexington Elementary School
  • Neville High School
  • Riverwalk Apts
  • Little Cuba (Call for Service)

Route 3: Twin City Mall

  • Brookshire’s
  • Main Library
  • Monroe Surgical Hospital
  • Northgate Shopping Center
  • Walmart

Route 4: Pecanland Mall

  • City Hall
  • Civic Center
  • Delta College
  • Home Depot
  • Pecanland Mall
  • Target
  • Wossman High School

Route 5: University

  • Main Library
  • Main Post Office
  • Mid City Plaza
  • Twin City Mall
  • University of Louisiana Monroe
  • Walmart

Route 6: Berg Jones/Marx

  • Berg Jones Elementary School
  • Greyhound
  • Swayze Elementary School
  • Wossman High School

Route 7: White/Powell

  • Ouachita Health Unit
  • Carroll High School
  • Chase Mortgage
  • Monroe Regional Airport (Call for Service)

Route 8: Berenstein Park

  • Louisiana Purchase Zoo
  • Pine Bayou Subdivision
  • Plum Shopping Center

Route 9: Jackson Street

  • Court House
  • EA Conway Hospital
  • Parkview Apartments
  • Robinson Park
  • St. Francis Medical

Route 10: North Monroe

  • St. Francis Hospital North
  • St. Joseph Home
  • Walmart
  • Albertsons