RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015

November 2, 2015

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 26, 2015 in observance of Thanksgiving Day, an official state holiday.  

Photo ID Office and Ticket Sales Offices Closed on November 26th

RIPTA offices, including the Photo Identification and Ticket Sales Offices in Kennedy Plaza, will not be staffed on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Ticket Sales Office will reopen on Friday, November 27th at 7am. The Photo ID Office will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015.

RIde, Flex and Kingston Connection

The statewide RIde Program will operate only ADA trips on Thursday, November 26, 2015.  All Flex Services will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) and the RIde reservation line (461-9760) will not be staffed on Thursday.

Since ridership at the University of Rhode Island dramatically decreases during the Thanksgiving weekend, RIPTA will run limited service on Route 210 Kingston Flex Service on Friday, November 27th.   Full Route 210 Kingston Flex Service will resume Saturday, November 28th.

Route 211 Kingston Connection will not operate on Thanksgiving Day, as well as Friday, November 27th.  Route 211 Kingston Connection will resume Monday, November 30TH.   

Route #30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle

The Route 30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle, which normally operates only on Thursdays, will operate on Wednesday, November 25th instead.

For more information on schedules or other RIPTA services, please call 781-9400 or visit

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