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RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018

November 19, 2018

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route services on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving Day, an official state holiday. 

Photo ID and Ticket Sales Offices Closed on November 22ND

RIPTA offices, including the Ticket Sales Office in Kennedy Plaza, will not be staffed on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Ticket Sales Office will reopen on Friday, November 23RD at 7am.  The Photo ID Office in Kennedy Plaza will reopen on Monday, November 26, 2018.

RIde, Flex and Kingston Connection

The statewide RIde Program will operate only ADA trips on Thursday, November 22, 2018.  All Flex Services will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) and the RIde reservation line (461-9760) will not be staffed on Thursday.

Since ridership at the University of Rhode Island dramatically decreases during the Thanksgiving weekend, RIPTA will run limited service on Route 210 Kingston Flex Service on Friday, November 23rd.   Full Route 210 Kingston Flex Service will resume Saturday, November 24th.

The Walmart Cranston Shopper Route

The Walmart Cranston Shopper (formerly known as the Route 30 Brewery Parkade Shuttle), which normally operates only on Thursdays, will operate on Wednesday, November 21ST instead.