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Current Projects

Climate Action Plan

The Climate Issue At Hand Since 2010 and with each passing year, Rhode Island has experienced ever more severe weather events brought on by the effects of climate change. In response to events such as Hurricane Sandy, Tropical Storm Irene, and Winter Storm Nemo, the General Assembly passed the Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 […]

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CCRI Warwick Bus Stop Enhancement Project

RIPTA CCRI-Warwick Bus Stop Design and Development Proposal One of the initiatives outlined in the Rhode Island Transit Master Plan focuses on improving connections throughout Rhode Island through a network of mobility hubs.  These mobility hubs, or transit centers, will be the first point of entry into the regional public transportation network for many travelers, and connecting […]

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High Capacity Transit Feasibility Study

RIPTA is conducting a study to determine the feasibility of a potential High Capacity Transit (HCT) corridor running north-to-south from Central Falls to Warwick via Pawtucket, Providence, and Cranston. Based upon anticipated ridership demand identified through the Transit Forward RI 2040 plan, this study will begin early planning work to explore the feasibility of a […]

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Proposed RIPTA Service Improvements for Fall 2021

Why is RIPTA proposing service changes? RIPTA often receives feedback from passengers related to the current service in the West Bay area.  We hear how the connections between routes are limited, and that some major destinations in the region have no service at all.  The proposed changes are the start of an effort to reconfigure […]

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority  (RIPTA) announced today that it is proud to be part of a collaborative green energy project that allows it to save money on electric costs with energy credits from a solar installation located on a waterfront site in East Providence.  Under a remote net energy agreement with Kearsarge Energy, RIPTA will […]

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Zero Emissions Vehicle Program

RIPTA Zero Emissions Vehicle Program. In May 2018 the State of Rhode Island announced that approximately $14.4 million of the state’s Volkswagen settlement funds would be used to take important steps toward improving air quality in Rhode Island – including the acquisition of electric buses for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority. The state’s plan […]

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