RIPTA to Detour One Route Due to Winter Storm Scott on Saturday, March 2, 2019

March 2, 2019

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that one route is on detour today, Saturday, March 2, 2019 due to winter weather conditions. Route 27 is currently on detour. Riders may expect some delays on all routes due to weather conditions and are advised to use extreme caution at bus stops due to decreased visibility and slippery conditions.

The safety of our employees and passengers is RIPTA’s top priority. RIPTA apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for the public’s understanding as we work hard to maintain service during this storm.

The following routes are on detour:

Route 27 (Broadway/Manton):

Service to Hillcrest Apartments suspended.

Passengers are strongly advised to monitor news reports, check and RIPTA’s social media outlets (Facebook @RideRIPTA, Twitter @RIPTA_RI) for service advisory updates.  RIPTA urges passengers to sign up for electronic News Updates at under “Stay Informed.” RIPTA will e-mail system disruption notices to passengers on this distribution list.

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