RIPTA detours Route 49 due to winter storm

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DUE TO WINTER STORM EFFECTS, RIPTA TO DETOUR ROUTE 49 ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that due to the effects of the winter storm, Route 49 (Camp St/Miriam Hospital) will be on detour starting today until further notice. 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, Thursday, January 23, 2014 until further notice:

Route 49:
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.

Passengers are strongly advised to monitor news reports, check www.RIPTA.com and RIPTA's social media outlets (Facebook @RideRIPTA ,Twitter @RIPTA_RI) for service advisory updates. RIPTA urges passengers to sign up for electronic News Updates at http://www.ripta.com/detours-news; RIPTA will e-mail system disruption notices to passengers on this distribution list. Customers are advised to use extra caution at bus stops, as conditions may slippery.

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