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American Public Transportation Association

 Visiting New Orleans

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler! – Let the Good Times Roll!

In 2011, APTA’s Annual Meeting and EXPO are in vibrant and culture-rich New Orleans and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is located right in the heart of city. Hop on a streetcar to explore all areas of the city – from the mansions on St. Charles Avenue and the quaint shops in the French Market to the hotels and delectable restaurants off Canal Street. New Orleans offers the perfect combination of business and fun. Plan your trip to the Big Easy by exloring these helpful links:

More to Do in New Orleans

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    No matter where you go or what you do—from taking a literary house tour to helping rebuild a home, New Orleans will leave you, as they say, spoiled for choice. Here are a few examples of how you can enjoy the Big Easy experience—and they’re [almost all] free!

Host Information Desk

New Orleans Regional Transit Authority will have a general information desk in the APTA registration area in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Host staff will be available Saturday through Wednesday to answer questions you may have regarding local sites, restaurants, social, and cultural activities, and to provide transportation information and maps. The host information desk will be open the same hours as the APTA registration desk.

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