January Newsletter

RIPTA AND SENATOR JUAN M. PICHARDO TO HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING ON PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS TO ELMWOOD AVENUE’S BUS STOP LAYOUT

RIPTA and Senator Juan M. Pichardo (District 2) will hold a community meeting to present suggested improvements to bus stop service along Elmwood Avenue. The Route 20/Elmwood Avenue Project is part of RIPTA’s Key Bus Route Improvement Program. These proposed improvements are scheduled to be completed by October 2013. The meeting is scheduled for 6pm on Monday, February 27, 2012 in the RIPTA Conference Room, located at 269 Melrose Street in Providence. For more information on this project, email Amy Pettine at apettine@ripta.com.

ALL NEW RIPTA.COM!

RIPTA is launching a brand-new www.RIPTA.com in February. We took your feedback and incorporated as much as we could into the new design. The new web site is more user-friendly and easier to navigate.

NEW INFORMATION KIOSK

Have you noticed the new
information kiosk located outside of the Bank of America Skating Center? Brought to you by RIPTA, this kiosk was made possible by a Transit Enhancement Fund. There, you can find information about RIPTA as well as a panel where you can post your own information!

Designed by Jonathon Harris from Transit Matters.

100 COOKIE MOMENTS

The Girl Scouts Cookie Moments Contest is going on now! The Girl Scouts of Rhode Island, Inc. is sponsoring a photo contest in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts. Show the Girl Scouts of RI a photo of your favorite ‘cookie moment’ for the chance to win prizes! This contest is hosted on their Facebook page.

Contest ends March 19, 2012. Visit their Facebook page for details.

RIPTA is a proud sponsor of this event. To view photos of RIPTA’s ‘cookie moments, visit our Facebook page.

Other sponsors include Cardi’s Furniture, 92 PRO FM / PINKBERRY, WPRI / Fox Providence, Rhody Fresh, Pride Hyundai, and the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.

TRANSIT LINE POSTERS

We stumbled across this cool site and wanted to share it with you! Lineposters is a startup poster company started by New Yorkers Cayla Ferari and John Breznicky, specializing in modern graphic city transit line posters.

They currently have a variety of designs and products, with more in the works and more coming soon. Hopefully, little Rhody is next on their list! http://www.lineposters.com/ Or like them on Facebook.