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Press Releases

January 17, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will implement winter service changes effective January 18, 2020. This round of changes includes some key improvements for our passengers.  Route 72 (Weeden/Central […]

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January 13, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that thanks to a state grant and the technology of a Warwick-based company, RIPTA’s new 2019 buses are equipped with cost-saving […]

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January 9, 2020

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that with the reopening of the Broad Street Bridge to all traffic, Route 71 (Broad St./Pawtucket Ave.) will resume regular service […]

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December 18, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. […]

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December 11, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that two routes are on detour today, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 due to winter weather conditions. Routes 62 and 64 are currently on […]

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December 3, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that one route is on detour today, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 due to winter weather conditions. Routes 29 is currently on detour. Riders may expect some […]

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December 2, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that with the reopening of the Geneva Pond Bridge, Routes 50 (Douglas Avenue) and 58 (Mineral Spring/North Providence) will resume regular […]

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November 27, 2019

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 13 (Coventry/Arctic/Warwick Mall) and Route 29 (Cowesset/Kent County) on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in order to accommodate the West Warwick […]

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November 27, 2019

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.  Sunday, December 1, 2019, […]

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