Travel in Newport Gets Easier with Free Service Beginning Friday, May 27
WHAT: Newport Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano, along with Bishop W. Nicholas Knisely, will join Discover Newport and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) officials to announce a free “Hop-On Hop-Off” bus service promotion in Newport beginning Friday, May 27. The service offers transportation around Newport to tourist destinations and beaches. This includes all service on Route 67 (Bellevue/Salve Regina Univ.) and the new Route 68 (CCRI/Memorial Blvd./First Beach ). The service will be free through Monday, October 31, 2022.