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Press Releases

July 22, 2021

Service on Route 66 (URI/Galilee) Will Be Free The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will waive the roundtrip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Route 66 […]

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July 2, 2021

All Services Will Resume Regular Schedule on Monday, July 5, 2021, Except for Ferry Shuttle The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on the […]

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June 30, 2021

The New Unified Flex Zone Will Bring Weekend Service to Narragansett Effective Saturday, July 3, 2021, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is improving service in Narragansett and South […]

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June 22, 2021

Restrooms Have Reopened at Newport and Pawtucket Transit Hubs and Will Open in Providence Tomorrow Governor Dan McKee and Scott Avedisian, CEO of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), […]

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June 21, 2021

Downtown Transit Connector (DTC) Runs from RI Hospital to Providence Train Station and Serves Growing Innovation District Members of the State’s Congressional delegation, Governor Dan McKee and Providence Mayor Jorge […]

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June 15, 2021

RIPTA  Proud to Be Part of Team that Worked on Transit Forward RI 2040 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is proud to be part of the team that worked […]

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June 8, 2021

Proposal from Transit Authority Would Create New Public Restrooms and Retain Interior Facilities for Drivers Scott Avedisian, Chief Executive Officer of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), and Nick DeCristofaro, […]

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June 7, 2021

Hearings Will be Held Thursday, June 10, at 2 pm and 6 pm The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold two virtual hearings on Thursday, June 10, 2021, […]

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May 27, 2021

Passengers Who Cannot Comply Due to Disability Must Contact RIPTA Prior To Travel As the State eases most COVID-19 precautions, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is reminding passengers […]

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