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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 Identification staff travel to communities throughout the state to provide bus passes to qualified seniors and individuals with disabilities, who are unable to get to […]

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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 (30+) non-transportation positions will be eliminated effective in early 2012. However, RIPTA CEO Charles Odimgbe stated that service needs will necessitate hiring more than twenty […]

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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 regularly for information on service impacts and delays. During routine winter weather, including cold and moderate snow, RIPTA will operate regular schedules.  In some instances, […]

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December 31, 2020

New Years Day – Saturday, January 1Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, January 17Memorial Day – Monday, May 30Independence Day – Monday, July 4Victory Day – Monday, August 8Labor Day – Monday, September 5Columbus Day – Monday, October 10Veterans’ Day – Friday, November 11Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24Christmas Day Sunday, December 25

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November 18, 2011

November 18, 2011 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will restructure Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College) in response to new traffic restrictions set by the City of Providence. New traffic signage installed on Fillmore Street in Providence near Times2 Academy limits vehicular traffic on the street during certain hours in the morning and afternoon. The […]

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April 2013

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