RIPTA OBSERVES FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY RIPTA will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in observance of the Fourth of July

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RIPTA will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Saturday, July 4, 2015, 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 Saturday, July 4, 2015 in celebration of the holiday.

In addition, RIPTA will detour Route 60 (Providence/Newport) on Saturday, July 4th to accommodate the Bristol Fourth of July Parade. Click here for details.

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RIPTA will waive the roundtrip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Route 66 (URI/Galilee) on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in celebration of the Governor’s Bay Day. Route 66 (URI/Galilee) also provides weekend only express service from Central Falls, Cranston, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket to Salty Brine, Roger Wheeler (Sand Hill Cove) and Scarborough State Beaches in South County.

For Governor’s Bay Day, service to the beach will be provided on a first come, first served basis. The standard one-way fare of $2.00, suspended for Bay Day, will resume on Monday, July 27, 2015. These buses will stop at Kennedy Plaza on the way to the South County beaches. Passengers should consult the Rte. 66 (URI/Galilee) schedule for details.

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Your car doesn’t have air conditioning? Tired of hunting (and paying) for parking? No problem!

Give transit a try this summer and take a few rides on us with the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s (RIPTA) “Try Transit Clean Air Challenge”! Beginning July 1, RIPTA is offering Rhode Islanders five, free all-day passes if they fill out a simple online survey about their commuting habits. We want you to take the bus and see how it works for you!

Participants can get their free passes from July 1, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2015, but can use them at any time. Visit and hop on!

Take a ride on us!

(The Try Transit Clean Air Summer Challenge replaces past practice of providing free rides on Air Quality Alert Days. The five-pass offer is limited to one per customer.)

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NuRide is the nation’s largest commuter rewards program. This program rewards individuals who take greener trips, which include walking, biking, telecommuting, carpooling, vanpooling, or taking public transportation. Rewards include restaurant coupons, retailer discounts and tickets to shows and attractions. Best part? It’s completely free and easy to do! Log on now to to get started.

Are you a business owner interested in promoting your business for free through NuRide? Email for details.



RIPTA recently launched a transit fare study to analyze RIPTA’s fare structure and policies. RIPTA is hosting Transit Fare Study Community meetings and an Open House to get your input. This is your opportunity to give us feedback on our fare structure, fare products, smart cards, passes, cash, transfers, and more. Below is the community meeting and Open House dates and times.

Transit Fare Study Community Meeting JULY
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