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RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule In Observance Of Fourth of July Monday, July 4, 2022

June 29, 2022

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RIPTA to Detour Route 60 (Providence/Newport) to Accommodate Bristol Fourth of July Parade

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of the Fourth of July.   The Sunday/Holiday schedule will apply to all regular fixed-route buses and trolleys.  All RIPTA offices, except for the Newport Transportation Center, will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in celebration of the holiday.

In addition, RIPTA will detour Route 60 (Providence/Newport) on Monday, July 4, 2022 to accommodate the Bristol Fourth of July Parade.  The detour will be in effect from 7:00am to 3:00pm on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Route 60 (Providence/Newport) Detour

Inbound trips will travel regular route to Bristol Ferry Road, turn right at onto Metacom Avenue, left onto Gooding Avenue, right onto Hope Street, and then resume regular route.

Outbound trips will travel regular route to the intersection of Hope Street and Gooding Avenue in Bristol, turn left onto Gooding Avenue, right onto Metacom Avenue, bear left at the merge onto Bristol Ferry Road, and then resume regular route.

Transportation Centers

The Ticket Window in the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center will be closed on Friday, July 1 and Monday, July 4, 2022.  The RIPTA Customer Service Kiosk in the Newport Transportation Center will be open on Monday, July 4th.

Flex Services

Flex Services will not be available on Monday, except for Route 203 (URI/Narragansett/ South Kingstown), which will run on the Sunday schedule from 10am to 5pm.  The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) will not be staffed on Monday.

RIde Paratransit Program

On Monday, July 4th, the statewide RIde Program will operate on a holiday schedule.  The RIde reservation line (401-461-9760) will not be staffed on Monday.  However, RIde passengers can leave a detailed message on the appropriate phone line if they want to schedule an upcoming trip.

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