RIPTA INTRODUCES NEW EXPRESS BUS SERVICE TO PAWSOX SUNDAY GAMES EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that they will offer express bus service to Pawtucket Red Sox (PawSox) baseball games every Sunday for the remainder of the season.

RIPTA will offer express bus service from Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence to McCoy Stadium for their Sunday games beginning Sunday, May 19, 2013 and throughout the rest of the season.  The “PawSox Game Bus” will serve the following scheduled Sunday game dates:

Sunday, May 19th   - 1:05pm game

Sunday, June 2nd    - 1:05pm game

Sunday, June 16th - 1:05pm game

Sunday, June 30th   - 1:05pm game

Sunday, July 14th - 1:05pm game

Sunday, July 28th - 1:05pm game

Sunday, August 18th   - 1:05pm game

Sunday, August 25th - 6:05pm game

The PawSox Game Bus will begin at Kennedy Plaza picking up PawSox fans at Bus Stop P at 12:30pm for the 1:05pm games.  On August 25, 2013 the PawSox will play at 6:05pm; the PawSox Game Bus will leave from Bus Stop P at 5:30pm.  The PawSox Game Bus will leave McCoy Stadium 20 minutes after the game ends and return to Kennedy Plaza Bus Stop P.  Passengers will be dropped off and picked up in the McCoy Stadium parking lot.  Regular one way fare is $2.00.

The PawSox are working closely with RIPTA to ensure a high level of awareness for this service to McCoy Stadium and plan to continue to promote the service to fans during each game.

For schedules and more information, passengers may call 401-781-9400.

For more information on the Pawtucket Red Sox, please visit www.PawSox.com.