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Press Releases

April 30, 2021

Shuttle Will Run Every 30 Minutes, Seven Days a Week The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)  announced today that it will be providing a shuttle to accommodate pedestrians who […]

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April 28, 2021

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 92 every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm to 1am to accommodate outdoor dining on Federal Hill.  The detour will begin […]

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April 27, 2021

Virtual Public Hearing Will Be Held Thursday, April 29 at 7pm  The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, April 29, 2021, on […]

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April 26, 2021

Three Routes Will Be on Detour on Saturday, May 1, for Race Preparations The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour seventeen routes in the Providence area on Sunday, […]

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April 21, 2021

 Operator Giblin Was Headed Towards East Providence When She Spotted Man at the Henderson Bridge Railing The Rhode Island  Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Board of Directors issued a commendation today to Operator […]

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April 19, 2021

Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that effective Monday, April 19, 2021, RIPTA will be providing free transportation to people traveling to and […]

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April 14, 2021

State Poet Laureate Tina Cane Says This Is Next Step For “Poetry in Motion RI,” Project Which First Launched in 2017 For nearly four years, the Poetry in Motion RI […]

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April 12, 2021

Survey will be available April 12 – May 9, 2021  The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is inviting the public to participate in its eighth annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. […]

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Gov. Dan McKee (l), RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian (center), and RIPTA driver Jesus Castro (r) outside D'Evan Manor on Cranston Street where RIPTA was delivering a hot lunch to a resident for Meals one Wheels of Rhode Island.

April 5, 2021

Transit Authority Has Delivered More Than 10,000 Meals to Clients Governor Dan McKee visited the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today to thank the Agency and its drivers for […]

Gov. Dan McKee (l), RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian (center), and RIPTA driver Jesus Castro (r) outside D'Evan Manor on Cranston Street where RIPTA was delivering a hot lunch to a resident for Meals one Wheels of Rhode Island.

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