Tom Carroll, the Director the Public Works Department, has announced that due to the Lafayette Consolidated Government’s official holiday of Mardi Gras on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, the Lafayette Transit System, including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-transit, will not provide services. Regular scheduled transit services will resume on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

Garbage Collection will be delayed by one day in Lafayette this week. Mark Pope tells us there will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Fat Tuesday. Tuesday through Friday customers will receive garbage and recycling service the day following their regularly scheduled collection day for the week of Mardi Gras.  The adjusted schedule includes regular Friday customers receiving garbage and recycling collection on Saturday, March 8.