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Press Releases

March 2, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour 12 Pawtucket-based bus routes traveling on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm to accommodate the St. Patrick’s […]

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March 1, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced new hours of operation for the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center.  Effective immediately, the plaza will close one hour earlier in an […]

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February 10, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today expresses its strong opposition for the provisions in House bill H.R. 3864, the federal American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Financing Act, which […]

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February 10, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has launched their state-wide “See. Stop. Speak.” Safety and Security Awareness Program.   This initiative is part of Transit Watch, a public awareness and education […]

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February 3, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Board of Directors approved proposed revisions to the Bus Card Program which the Authority provides for individuals with disabilities and seniors.  The proposed […]

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February 1, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) and Senator Juan M. Pichardo (District 2) will hold a community meeting to present suggested improvements to bus stops along Elmwood Avenue. The […]

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January 4, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today released the 2012 Community Site Visit Schedule for the Bus Pass Program for Seniors and People with Disabilities. Every week, RIPTA’s Photo […]

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January 4, 2012

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced changes to its organizational structure following a meeting of the Board of Directors today. Citing budgetary shortfalls, RIPTA announced that approximately thirty […]

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January 4, 2020

RIPTA works year-round to prepare for harsh winter weather.  Our crews work to weatherize equipment and facilities to keep you moving when winter weather occurs.  During inclement weather, check ripta.com […]

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