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September 26, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, October 10, 2022, in honor of Columbus Day.  All RIPTA offices, except for the Newport […]

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September 16, 2022

All routes are to expect minor delays around Kennedy Plaza between 9:15 AM to 11:15 AM Providence, Rhode Island, September 15, 2022 — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) […]

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September 14, 2022

Two Virtual Public Meetings to be held September 20 and 21 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has been asked by the RI General Assembly to study paratransit service […]

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September 8, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is hosting a community meeting to provide an initial overview of plans to improve the overall rider experience at the bus stops near […]

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September 6, 2022

Community Van Will Help Meet Mobility Needs for Older Adults and People with Disabilities U.S. Senator Jack Reed and Congressman David Cicilline joined the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) […]

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September 1, 2022

Complementary Paratransit Service Will Also Be Fare Free The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today announced the launch of a free fare pilot program on the R-Line, RIPTA’s most […]

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August 31, 2022

Newport Ferry Shuttle Will Switch to Fall Schedule On Tuesday, September 6, 2022 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, September 5, […]

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August 23, 2022

Historic investments from the Biden-Harris Administration will help make our transportation systems affordable, reliable, safer, and sustainable. The days of diesel-powered buses rolling along Aquidneck Island streets are numbered, thanks […]

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August 23, 2022

Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour, Governor Dan McKee and members of the State’s Congressional delegation joined the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today to unveil Rhode Island’s first electric bus […]

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