RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016

October 27, 2016

Press Releases

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving Day, an official state holiday.  

Photo ID and Ticket Sales Offices Closed on November 24TH

RIPTA offices, including the Ticket Sales Office in Kennedy Plaza, will not be staffed on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Ticket Sales Office will reopen on Friday, November 25TH at 7am.  The Photo ID Office, now located at 705 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, will also reopen on Friday, November 25, 2016.

RIde, Flex and Kingston Connection

The statewide RIde Program will operate only ADA trips on Thursday, November 24, 2016.  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 25th.   Full Route 210 Kingston Flex Service will resume Saturday, November 26th.

Route 211 Kingston Connection will not operate on Thanksgiving Day, as well as Friday, November 25TH.  Route 211 Kingston Connection will resume Monday, November 28TH.   

Route #30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle

The Route 30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle, which normally operates only on Thursdays, will operate on Wednesday, November 23RD instead.

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

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