• Creator
  • Department of Homeland Security. Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public Affairs Division. 3/1/2003-
  • Created Date
  • 2005-10-03
  • Description
  • The original database describes this as: Title: RTA Buses (Before) Production Date: 10/03/2005 Caption: New Orleans, La. , October 3, 2005 -- During Hurricane Katrina, a total of 201 large buses and 32 smaller para-transit buses were kept within the RTA's secure Canal and East New Orleans Maintenance garages for security purposes. Both locations were flooded with approximately five feet of water, damaging all 233 buses beyond repair. FEMA fund... more
    The original database describes this as: Title: RTA Buses (Before) Production Date: 10/03/2005 Caption: New Orleans, La. , October 3, 2005 -- During Hurricane Katrina, a total of 201 large buses and 32 smaller para-transit buses were kept within the RTA's secure Canal and East New Orleans Maintenance garages for security purposes. Both locations were flooded with approximately five feet of water, damaging all 233 buses beyond repair. FEMA funded the RTA more than $44. 1 million to replace the buses with new vehicles that are smaller to accommodate current needs and run more efficiently with newer technology, cleaner burning diesel engine. FEMA/Manuel Photographer Name: Ralph Simcox City/State: New Orleans, LA Keywords: Recovery Disasters: Louisiana Hurricane Katrina (DR-1603) Disaster Types: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Categories: Recovery. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted