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RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014

October 28, 2014

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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 27, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving Day, an official state holiday.

Photo ID Office and Ticket Sales Offices Closed on November 27th
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 28th at 7am. The Photo ID Office will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014.

RIde, Flex and Kingston Connection
The statewide RIde Program will operate only ADA trips on Thursday, November 27, 2014. The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) and the RIde reservation line (461-9760) will not be staffed on Thursday.

All Flex Services will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) will not be staffed on Thanksgiving, November 27th. 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 28th. Full Route 210 Kingston Flex Service will resume Saturday, November 29th. Route 211 Kingston Connection will not operate on Thanksgiving Day, as well as Friday, November 28th. Route 211 Kingston Connection will resume Monday, December 1st.

Route #30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle
The Route 30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle, which normally operates only on Thursdays, will operate on Wednesday, November 26th instead.

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

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