March 11, 2023

Detours will occur between 8:45 am and 1:30 pm The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 60, 63 and 67 in Newport on Saturday, March 11, 2023 to accommodate the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The following route changes will be in effect on Saturday, March 11, 2023:  Route 60 (Newport/Providence): Trips into […]

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March 4, 2023

Detours will occur between 9 am and 1 pm The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Routes 1, 76, 78 and the R-Line in the Pawtucket area from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 4, 2023, to accommodate the Pawtucket St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Roosevelt Avenue will be closed during this […]

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February 22, 2023

RIPTA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Service Change to Route 10x Hearing Scheduled for March 1, 2023 in Foster The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a public hearing on a proposed service change to Route 10x (North Scituate Park-n-Ride) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 in Foster. RIPTA is proposing to extend­ the […]

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December 23, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, January 16, 2023, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. RIPTA Offices All RIPTA offices will be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Flex Services Flex Services will not be available on Monday, […]

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December 13, 2022

CANCELLED – Hearing Scheduled for December 20, 2022 in Foster The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a public hearing on a proposed service change to Route 10x (North Scituate Park-n-Ride) on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 in Foster.  RIPTA is proposing to extend­ the route to serve a new Park-n-Ride lot in Foster, […]

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December 1, 2022

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December 11, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour nineteen bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, December 11, 2022, in order to accommodate the Downtown Jingle 5K Road Race.  Bus Routes 1, 14, 17, 19, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 60, 66, 72, 78, 92 and the R-Line […]

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April 19, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is advising passengers that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is no longer enforcing a federal mandate requiring face masks to be worn when using public transportation.  The mandate, which had been in place since February 1, 2021, was vacated by a federal judge in Florida yesterday. RIPTA drivers […]

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September 24, 2021

Data Collected by Survey Staff Will Help RIPTA Better Serve Passengers and Gather Important Travel Information About Public Transit Use in Rhode Island   The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is launching an onboard passenger survey next week as it works to gather detailed data to help the transit authority improve current service and plan future routes that best […]

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