ALERT: The Wave smart fare system will be undergoing routine maintenance on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 6am to approximately 10am. Reloading and the purchase of fare products in the mobile app, online and at third party retailers will be unavailable during that time. Please note, you may see a user error on the app or when tapping/scanning onboard at the Wave reader.

ALERT: Due to the current COVID-19 public health crisis, many RIPTA Offices and transit centers are closed. Details >>

Current Projects

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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