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October 31, 2022

RIPTA Offices Will Be closed on Thursday, November 24 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 24, 2022, […]

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October 31, 2022

Two Virtual Public Meetings to be held November 16 and 17 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has been asked by the RI General Assembly to study paratransit service […]

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October 31, 2022

Detour will be in effect from 8am until 11:30am The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour six bus routes in the Pawtucket area on Thursday, November 24, 2022, […]

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October 31, 2022

Newport Customer Service Kiosk to Close for Season The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority announced today that the free “Hop-On Hop-Off” bus service promotion will end for the season today, […]

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October 25, 2022

East Side Tunnel Will Be Closed During Race The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour six bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 30, 2022, […]

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October 19, 2022

Free Bus Service for All Local Veterans on Veterans Day and to WaterFire – A Salute to Veterans on November 5 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will offer […]

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October 12, 2022

All lines are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 8:15AM – 1:30PM  Providence, Rhode Island, October 12, 2022… The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-one […]

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September 29, 2022

Service Changes Will Take Effect beginning Saturday, October 22, 2022 and No Routes Will Be Eliminated Early morning, night, weekend and holiday service will not be impacted Facing an unprecedented […]

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September 27, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 50 (Douglas Ave./Bryant University), Route 55 (Admiral/Providence College), Route 56 (Chalkstone Ave.) and Route 57 (Smith St.) in the downtown […]

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