Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 39-18-4 of Rhode Island General Laws and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) hereby gives notice of its intent to hold public hearings on proposed service changes.
The proposed service changes can be viewed online at RIPTA.com/MovingTransitForward or by phone at (401) 784-9500 ext. 1265.
All interested parties are invited to submit written or oral comments concerning the proposed service changes by April 7, 2022. Comments may be sent to RIPTA, Office of the CEO, 705 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or made by phone to (401) 784-9500 ext. 1242. The public hearings will address service changes to Routes 1, 13, 29, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78, 80 and the R-Line, the elimination of Route 49 and the creation of three new routes.
2022 PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE
Tuesday, April 5
12pm – 1pm: Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Newport
These hearings will be accessible to persons with disabilities and upon request, persons with limited English proficiency. RIPTA will provide translation and interpreter services for the deaf and hearing impaired, provided such a request is made at least 72 hours prior to the hearing date. A request for these services can be made in writing or by calling (401) 784-9500 ex. 1242 or 800-745-5555 (RI Relay TDD).