RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2022

October 19, 2022

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Free Bus Service for All Local Veterans on Veterans Day and to WaterFire – A Salute to Veterans on November 5

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will offer free service on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022, to all Rhode Island veterans with proof of eligibility. RIPTA will also offer free service for veterans to WaterFire – A Salute to Veterans  on Saturday, November 5, 2022.  Veterans and all passengers are reminded that RIPTA services operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Veterans Day.

Veterans can ride on the holiday and to the special WaterFire event by showing a veteran’s identification card or a driver’s license with a “V” on it. 

RIde and Flex Services

RIPTA Flex Routes will not be operating on the holiday except for Flex Route 203 (URI/Narragansett/South Kingstown) which will operate from 10 am to 5 pm.  The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) and the RIde paratransit reservation line (461-9760) will not be staffed on the holiday.  However, RIde passengers can leave a detailed message on the appropriate phone line if they want to schedule an upcoming trip.

Ripta Offices

All RIPTA offices, including the Kennedy Plaza Ticket Window, will be closed on the holiday.

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