January 22, 2016

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In anticipation of the impending winter storm, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is urging passengers tosign up for electronic News Updates at; RIPTA will e-mail system disruption notices to passengers on this distribution list. Passengers are strongly advised to monitor news reports, check and RIPTA’s social media outlets (Facebook @RideRIPTA ,Twitter @RIPTA_RI) for service advisory updates.  Customers are advised to use extra caution at bus stops, as conditions may be slippery.  

As the winter storm continues to move toward New England, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is working closely with emergency officials to prepare for possible service impacts caused by winter conditions.  RIPTA’s emergency preparedness plan focuses first on safety and second on attempting to accommodate as many passengers as possible traveling within Rhode Island. 

For information on RIPTA services, call 781-9400 or visit

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