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Ride Free Central Falls Pilot Program

Ride Free in Central Falls with Wave!

RIPTA trips starting in Central Falls are free March 7, 2022 through March 7, 2023 through a new pilot program. Anytime you board the bus in Central Falls with a Wave smart card or mobile app, that trip will be free.

Boarding the bus outside of Central Falls? Add value to your Wave smart card using cash or a credit or debit card so you can pay for your ride back.

To participate in the pilot program, Central Falls residents simply have to pick up a RIPTA Wave smart card at no charge or they can download the Wave mobile app, available for both Apple and Android devices. Wave smart cards will be available at the following locations:

  • Central Falls City Hall, 580 Broad St., Central Falls, RI
  • Central Falls Public Library, 205 Central St., Central Falls, RI
  • McKenna Center, 115 Illinois St., Central Falls, RI
  • Central Falls Housing Authority, 30 Washington St., Central Falls, RI
  • Jenks Park Pediatrics, 577 Broad St., Central Falls, RI 02863
  • Progreso Latino, 626 Broad St., Central Falls, RI
  • RIC Workforce Development Hub, 934 Dexter St., Central Falls, RI
  • Blackstone Valley Neighborhood Health Station, 1000 Broad St., Central Falls, RI

Click here to learn more about Wave.

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