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RIPTA TO HOLD COMMUNITY MEETINGS TO DISCUSS COMPREHENSIVE FARE STUDY

July 7, 2015

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold community meetings and an open house to solicit feedback from the public for the authority’s  transit fare study.   This is an opportunity for passengers to provide feedback on potential new fare policies, fare products, smart cards, passes, cash, transfers, and more.

This past April, RIPTA launched a transit fare study that will review all fare products it offers as well as the rates that are charged. One of the main goals of the study is to determine if RIPTA is offering the types of fare products that best meet passengers’ needs.  

Passengers are encouraged to attend one of the community meetings or the open house:

COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

Monday, July 13, 2015 • 11am – 1pm

Newport CCRI, Auditorium, One John H. Chafee Boulevard, Newport, RI 

Monday, July 13, 2015 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Pawtucket City Hall, Council Chambers, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 • 11am – 1pm

Providence Public Library, 3rd Floor Meeting Room, 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 

SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 • 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Warwick City Hall, Council Chambers, 3275 Post Road, Warwick, RI

For information on the study, please visit http://www.ripta.com/featured-project.

Meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities.  RIPTA will provide interpreter services for the deaf and hearing impaired, provided such a request is made at least 72 hours prior to the hearing date.  A request for this service can be made in writing or by calling (401) 784-9500, x242.

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