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Press Releases

November 30, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will honor Rosa Parks, an African American woman who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus.  Tuesday, December 1, 2020, marks […]

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November 4, 2020

Free Bus Service for All Local Veterans on Veterans Day The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will offer free service on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, to all […]

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November 2, 2020

RIPTA Offices Will Be closed on Thursday, November 26 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 26, 2020, […]

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November 2, 2020

Detour in Effect Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm to Midnight The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 92 every Friday and Saturday from 3:30pm to Midnight to […]

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September 28, 2020

Station is Located in Customer Parking Lot on Elmwood Avenue And Is Available During Business Hours The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that thanks to a partnership with National […]

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September 22, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all regular fixed-route buses and trolleys on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, October 12, 2020 in observance of Columbus Day, an […]

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September 17, 2020

 RIPTA Will Be Providing Complimentary Service This Friday and Saturday Between Kennedy Plaza and Johnston War Memorial Park   The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be providing free service […]

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September 8, 2020

Passengers Will Be Able to Buy Passes Online and Store Value on Reloadable Smart Card or Mobile App for Easy Boarding  The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today announced the […]

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September 2, 2020

Pilot Program Will Test the Effectiveness of Geofencing Technology in Targeted Public Transportation Promotions A new federal grant is making it possible for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) […]

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