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Service Alerts

  • High-Frequency
  • Express Route
  • Rapid Bus Route
  • FlexZone
  • Local Route
  • Special Service
  • Multiple Routes
  • Rapid Bus Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops; service frequency is 10 minutes or better on weekdays.

  • High-Frequency Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops; service frequency is 20 minutes or better on weekdays.

  • Local Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops.

  • Express Route

    Weekday only long-distance commuter routes with route segments that operate express. Peak hours only.

  • Flex Zone

    Service that operates within a designated zone. Board by either scheduling a reservation 24-hours prior or waiting at a designated Flex Stop.

  • Special Service

    See individual schedule for description

  • Rapid Bus Route
  • High-Frequency Route
  • Local Route
  • Express Route
  • Flex Zone
  • Special Service
  • Multiple Routes
  • Rapid Bus Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops; service frequency is 10 minutes or better on weekdays.

  • High-Frequency Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops; service frequency is 20 minutes or better on weekdays.

  • Local Route

    Regularly-scheduled service that stops at all bus stops.

  • Express Route

    Weekday only long-distance commuter routes with route segments that operate express. Peak hours only.

  • Flex Zone

    Service that operates within a designated zone. Board by either scheduling a reservation 24-hours prior or waiting at a designated Flex Stop.

  • Special Service

    See individual schedule for description

Multiple Routes:
1 | Eddy/Hope/Benefit
35 | Rumford/Newport Ave

The S. Attleboro train station is closed until further notice.
For train access, please ride RIPTA to Providence (Kennedy Plaza) and then walk or transfer to
Providence Station..

Routes affected

Multiple Routes:
8x | Jefferson Blvd Park-n-Ride
9x | Pascoag Park-n-Ride
10x | North Scituate Park-n-Ride
12x | Arctic/117 Express Park-n-Ride
14 | West Bay
27 | Broadway/Manton
28 | Broadway/Hartford
59x | North Smithfield/Lincoln Mall Park-n-Ride
61x | Tiverton/East Bay Park-n-Ride
65 | Wakefield Park-n-Ride
92 | RI College/Federal Hill/East Side
95x | Westerly Park-n-Ride
QX | Quonset Express

Routes 8x, 9x, 10x, 12x, 14, 27, 28, 59X, 61x, 65x, 92, 95x and Quonset Express will not service bus stops on Sabin Street until further notice.

Express Route passengers should board buses on either Exchange Terrace or Empire Street.

Route 14 passengers should board buses on either Exchange Terrace or Empire Street.

Routes 27 and 28 passengers should board buses on Broadway or Kennedy Plaza.

Route 92 passengers should board buses on Atwells Ave. or Kennedy Plaza.

Routes affected

22 | Pontiac Ave

RIPTA will detour Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue) to accommodate the emergency closing of the Reservoir Avenue Bridge in Providence, Rhode Island until further notice. Route 22 will not serve bus stops on Reservoir Avenue between Narragansett Avenue and Elmwood Avenue.. 

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Reservoir Avenue, right onto Narragansett Ave., left onto Roger Williams Avenue, left onto Elmwood Avenue and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Reservoir and Elmwood Avenues, continue onto Elmwood Avenue, right onto Roger Williams Avenue, right onto Narragansett Avenue, left onto Reservoir Avenue and then resume regular route.

Routes affected

60 | Providence/Newport

Route 60 Inbound will travel regular route to Hope and High Streets, right onto High St., left onto Union St., right onto Hope St. and then resume regular route.  Outbound is regular route.

Routes affected

87 | Fairmount/Walnut Hill

Route 87 is on detour. Fairmount Ave. at Ninth St. is closed for roadwork. Trips to Fairmount Ave. will travel regular route to Fairmount Ave., turn left onto Fifth St., right onto Mason St. Reverse to Walnut Hill.

Routes affected

92 | RI College/Federal Hill/East Side
RIPTA will detour Route 92 every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm to 1am to accommodate outdoor dining on Federal Hill.  The detour will begin Friday, May 14, 2021 and last through October of this year.  Atwells Avenue will be closed from Bradford Street to Knight Street.

The following detour will be in effect every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm through 1am beginning Friday, May 14, 2021:

Route 92 (RI College/Federal Hill/East Side):

Westbound trips will travel the regular route to the Bus Stop D, then turn right onto Dorrance St., left onto Sabin St. through to Broadway, right onto Valley St., right onto Atwells Ave. and then resume regular route.

Eastbound trips will travel the regular route to Atwells Ave. and Valley St., right onto Valley St., left onto Broadway, right onto Empire St., left onto Fountain St., right onto Dorrance St., left onto Washington St. to Bus Stop J and then resume regular route.

Routes affected