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Press Releases

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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June 29, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Saturday, July 4, 2020, in observance of the Fourth of July.   The Sunday/Holiday schedule will apply […]

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June 11, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will implement summer service changes effective Saturday, June 20, 2020. RIPTA makes regular service adjustments three times a year in response to seasonal […]

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May 29, 2020

In an effort to strengthen public transportation and reduce pollution, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced a new $5,076,000 federal grant to help the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) purchase […]

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May 20, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day.   The Sunday/Holiday schedule will apply to all […]

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May 11, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 1 (Eddy/Hope/Benefit) and Route 49 (Camp Street/Miriam Hospital) beginning on Thursday, May 14 through Tuesday, June 9, 2020 to accommodate construction […]

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April 10, 2020

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today announced that it is limiting the capacity on its buses to help ensure that there is enough room […]

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April 3, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that it is using smaller vehicles from its paratransit division to augment service on busy routes to help ensure that passengers […]

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March 12, 2020

Safety and security are the top priority for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) as we work daily to keep Rhode Island moving. Accordingly, RIPTA is announcing enhanced facility-wide […]

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