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RIPTA CEO, Scott Avedisian (right), recently sat down with podcast host Bill Bartholomew to talk about all things RIPTA and more!

A Conversation With RIPTA CEO

Our new CEO, Scott Avedisian, recently sat down for a wide-ranging conversation with podcast host Bill Bartholomew. They talked about future transit opportunities for RIPTA and what it is like to transition from being the Mayor of Warwick to taking the helm at RITA.

Have a listen:


One gallon of gas costs about $1 more than a trip on RIPTA. You decide!

Dump the Pump This Summer

Summer 2018 is a great time to “dump the pump” and give public transportation a try! Gas prices are already hovering around the $3 mark and are predicted to climb even higher. Try riding with us the season – whether it’s to work, summer classes or seasonal attractions.

Enjoy enhanced summer service on Route 67, which runs down Bellevue Avenue in Newport every 15-20 minutes. And don’t forget, the Beach Bus is back! For $2 each way, passengers can enjoy express weekend and holiday service to South County beaches from Woonsocket, Cranston, Central Falls, Pawtucket and North Providence.

Click here for the schedule.

Fourth of July Digital Boards


RIPTA will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in observance of the Fourth of July. The Sunday/Holiday schedule will apply to all regular fixed-route buses and trolleys. RIPTA Offices in Kennedy Plaza, RIde Reservation Office, and Flex Reservation Office will be closed on Wednesday in celebration of the holiday.

In addition, RIPTA will detour Route 60 (Providence/Newport) on Wednesday, July 4TH to accommodate the Bristol Fourth of July Parade.

Click here for details.



RIPTA has partnered with Enterprise Rideshare, a ride sharing platform that offers commuters and employers an alternative way to commute, to offer Rhode Island residents a new vanpool program.

Vanpooling saves money, time, wear and tear on your personal vehicle and the environment!

For more information on joining or starting a vanpool group, visit or email For more information on all of Commuter Resource RI’s services, visit

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