RIPTA Wednesday changes due to snowPosted:
DUE TO WINTER STORM EFFECTS, RIPTA TO DETOUR FIVE ROUTES ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
Non-vital RIde Program Trips Cancelled
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that due to the effects of the winter storm, five bus routes will be on detour starting today until further notice. RIPTA passengers should anticipate delays on all routes before and after the winter storm due to weather conditions. The safety of our employees and passengers is RIPTA's top priority. RIPTA apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for the public's understanding as we work around the clock to resume service.
The following routes are on detour today, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 until further notice:
Route 27: UPDATED
Service to Hillcrest Apartments suspended.
Route 49: UPDATED
Service to Miriam Hospital suspended.
Inbound trips will serve the regularly scheduled time points at the intersection of Camp and Pleasant Streets.
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Camp Street and Rochambeau Avenue, right onto Rochambeau Avenue, right onto Ivy Street, right onto Dana Street, left onto Camp Street, and then resume regular route to Inbound.
Route 56: UPDATED
Service to Stop & Shop reinstated.
Service to Georgiaville Manor suspended.
Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Maple Street, right onto Maple Street, right onto West Main Road, left onto Beacon Street and then resume regular route.
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Hillside and Beacon Streets, right onto Beacon Street, left onto West Main Road, left onto Maple Street and then resume regular route.
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Routes 1A and 138, continue west on Route 138 to Route 1 South, right onto Route 138 West, and then resume regular route.
Inbound trips will travel the reverse.
Service to Bay Campus will turn around at the Visitors Center; service will not loop around campus
All RIde Program services, except for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and vital medical trips, have been suspended today, Wednesday, January 22, 2014. All RIde Program services will be reinstated on Thursday, January 23, 2014. The RIde reservation line (401-461-9760) will be open today during their normal schedule from 6:00am to 8:00pm.