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DUE TO WINTER STORM, RIPTA TO DETOUR ROUTE 87 (FAIRMOUNT/WALNUT HILL) ON FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013

March 8, 2013

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 87 (Fairmount/Walnut Hill) due to the winter storm.   Route 87 trips will not service Fairmount Street and Morin Heights until further notice.  RIPTA personnel will work hard to provide service during today for those traveling during this inclement weather.   

 Passengers are strongly advised to monitor news reports, check www.RIPTA.com, or social media accounts (Facebook @RideRIPTA ,Twitter @RIPTA_RI), for updated service status updates and travel advisories.  Customers are advised to use extra caution at bus stops, as conditions may slippery.

RIPTA, the State’s Mobility Manager, operates over 3,000 daily bus trips on over 50 bus routes throughout the state.   Last year, we provided 20 million rides.  RIPTA also offers passenger van “Flex” services in areas not served by fixed-route bus service.  For more information on schedules or other RIPTA services, please call 781-9400 or visit ripta.com

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