This page is a resource for information about transportation services in your community! Contact each service directly to schedule trips, ask questions, and share feedback. For general information, call RIPTA’s customer service department at 401-781-9400.

Local Transportation Services

  • Transportation is for Barrington residents only: older adults and people with disabilities.
  • Trips available for:
    • Shaw’s for shopping on Thursday afternoons, 1-4 PM.
    • Senior Center for lunch on Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 1 PM.
  • There is no fee for transportation, but a $3 donation is requested for lunch trips.
  • Call to schedule: 401-247-1926 ext. 201
  • Website:

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) &
Elderly Transportation Program (ETP)

Medical Transportation Management (MTM) provides statewide transportation for Medicaid members and for all Rhode Islanders age 60+ for routine, non-emergency medical appointments. Trips must be scheduled at least two business days in advance and must occur Monday-Friday between 5 AM and 6 PM. Call 855-330-9131 to schedule.

RIPTA Services


Fixed-route buses operate along designated routes with specified stops. Information on these routes is provided by public schedules.

RIde Paratransit

RIde service is available through an application process for individuals whose disability prevents use of the fixed route system or prevents travel to or from bus stops. RIde operates within a 3/4-mile corridor on either side of a fixed route and costs $4 per trip. Learn more at RIde Paratransit Program – RIPTA or call 401-461-9760.


A vanpool consists of a group of people who travel similar routes.

A vanpool is a shared mobility program where participants traveling on similar routes lease a vehicle and collectively decide their daily route, times, driving responsibilities, and stop locations. For information, contact RIPTA Commuter Resources: 401-784-9575 or

Taxi Services

Find taxi providers that operate in Barrington here.

Volunteer Program

  • Door to door transportation is available as needed for Village members. (Membership rates are sliding scale but individuals must be registered to access the transportation service).
  • Typical trips are for shopping, errands, medical appointments, and social events, and can be any destination within a reasonable radius of Barrington.
  • Drivers are trained and vetted volunteers.
  • Call 401-400-5599 for more information or to schedule a ride.
  • Website: Barrington Village.

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