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Press Releases

September 17, 2020

 RIPTA Will Be Providing Complimentary Service This Friday and Saturday Between Kennedy Plaza and Johnston War Memorial Park   The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be providing free service […]

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September 8, 2020

Passengers Will Be Able to Buy Passes Online and Store Value on Reloadable Smart Card or Mobile App for Easy Boarding  The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today announced the […]

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September 2, 2020

Pilot Program Will Test the Effectiveness of Geofencing Technology in Targeted Public Transportation Promotions A new federal grant is making it possible for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) […]

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August 24, 2020

Moderate Changes Include Increased Frequency The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will implement fall service changes effective Saturday, August 29, 2020.  This round of regular, seasonal changes includes notable increased […]

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August 17, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all regular fixed route buses and trolleys on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day.  […]

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August 12, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be able to upgrade its bus fleet thanks to a new federal grant that was secured with the help of U.S. Senators […]

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August 4, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Southbound trips on the R-Line (Broad/North Main) to accommodate construction on the Main Street Bridge over I-95 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. […]

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July 28, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 22 (Pontiac Avenue) to accommodate the emergency closing of the Reservoir Avenue Bridge in Providence, Rhode Island. The detour will […]

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July 8, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, August 10, 2020 in observance of Victory Day, an official state holiday.   The Sunday/Holiday schedule […]

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