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Richmond

Transportation Services

This page is a resource for information about transportation services in your community! Contact each service directly to schedule trips, ask questions, and share feedback. For general information, call RIPTA’s customer service department at 401-781-9400.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) &
Elderly Transportation Program (ETP)

Medical Transportation Management (MTM) provides statewide transportation for Medicaid members and for all Rhode Islanders age 60+ for routine, non-emergency medical appointments. Trips must be scheduled at least two business days in advance and must occur Monday-Friday between 5 AM and 6 PM. Call 855-330-9131 to schedule.


RIPTA Services

Fixed-Route

Fixed-route buses operate along designated routes with specified stops. Information on these routes is provided by public schedules.

Vanpool

A vanpool is a shared mobility program where participants traveling on similar routes lease a vehicle and collectively decide their daily route, times, driving responsibilities, and stop locations. For information, contact RIPTA Commuter Resources: 401-784-9575 or commuter@ripta.com.


Volunteer Program

Southern Rhode Island Volunteers

  • Transportation provided for low-income individuals or those who show a great need:
    • Adults 60+ years of age.
    • Adults 55+ years with temporary health conditions.
    • Adults 55+ years with medically diagnosed disabilities.
  • Individuals must be registered with SRIV before accessing the service and must be able to get in and out of the vehicle on their own.
  • There is no fee. Donations are encouraged from those who have the means.
  • Trips are available approximately 8 AM to 3 PM for healthcare appointments (medical, dental, therapy), pharmacies, grocery stores, housing appointments, and food pantries.
  • Reservations for local appointments must be made at least 3 business days in advance. For non-local rides, at least 1 week notice is needed.
  • Call 401-552-7661 with questions or to make a reservation.

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