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June 19, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the seventh annual National Dump the Pump Day […]

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June 19, 2012

All regular RIPTA buses and trolleys, but excluding special services, will be free on Wednesday, June 20th , 2012 The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air […]

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June 12, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today at that it has implemented a new over-the-phone interpretation (OPI) service in order to improve communication with non-English speaking passengers.  Voiance […]

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June 7, 2012

Summer Service Flyer The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will implement summer service changes effective Saturday, June 16, 2012.   RIPTA makes regular service adjustments three times a year in […]

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June 5, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour nineteen bus routes in the Providence area to accommodate the Day of Portugal Parade. The detour will be in effect beginning […]

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May 24, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 1 (Eddy/Gaspee) beginning Saturday, May 26th through Monday, May 28th to accommodate the Gaspee Days Celebration.   The detour will be in effect […]

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May 22, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, May 28, 2012, in observance of Memorial Day. The Sunday/Holiday schedule will apply to all […]

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May 18, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will no longer detour Route 21 (Reservoir) and Route 22 (Pontiac Ave.) in the Providence/Cranston area beginning Friday, May 18, 2012.   The Rhode […]

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May 10, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that Route 67 (Bellevue/Mansions/Salve Regina) trolley service will operate on a detour on Sunday, May 20, 2012 to accommodate Salve Regina […]

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