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In 2022, RIPTA studied ADA/Paratransit service to understand what it might look like to expand current paratransit-type service to other areas of the state. About RIde/ADA Paratransit Just as the fixed-route system connects people to jobs, family, education, shopping, recreation, and more, RIPTA’s RIde paratransit service provides those connections for riders whose disabilities prevent them […]

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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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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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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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The Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority (RIPTA) statewide Transit Master Plan identified Mobility on Demand (MOD) as a potential mobility solution for the state. MOD is the ability to leverage technologies, including real-time data, trip planning, and mobility wallet, to better apprise users of mode choices and improve their transportation experience. RIPTA was particularly interested […]

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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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Pursuant to authority granted by Rhode Island General Laws §39-18-4.1 and 49 CFR 287.5, RIPTA has set forth Rules of Conduct for Passengers and Patrons. The purpose of the regulation is to formally adopt existing agency practice and expectations and ensure the continued safety and well-being of the public and agency personnel. The societal benefits […]

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