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RIPTA TO HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TO DISCUSS THE RESTRUCTURING OF ROUTE 63 (BROADWAY/MIDDLETOWN) Community Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014

September 15, 2014

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a community meeting to update the public on the restructuring of Route 63 (Broadway/Middletown) on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Changes to Route 63 include the elimination of service on West Main Road, including service to Oxbow Apartments; passengers can use Route 60 to access these areas. Also, service frequency will increase from every 30 minutes to every 25 minutes. These service changes are intended to achieve improved service, on-time performance, and safety for passengers.

Passengers are encouraged to attend the community meeting to learn more about the restructuring, effective Saturday, September 20, 2014, and to receive a new schedule.

COMMUNITY MEETING SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 18, 2014 • 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Florence Gray Center, 1 York Street, Newport, Rhode Island

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 48 hours prior to the hearing date. A request for this service can be made in writing or by calling (401) 784-9500, x242.

For information on RIPTA services, passengers may call 781-9400 or visit ripta.com.