RIPTA detours 16 routes Tuesday due to snow

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DUE TO WINTER STORM EFFECTS, RIPTA TO DETOUR 16 ROUTES ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that due to the effects of the winter storm, sixteen 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.

PARK-N-RIDE SERVICE: RIPTA buses will not enter Park-N-Ride lots. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off on the side of the road.

The following routes are on detour today, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 until further notice:

Service to CCRI Campus and Roger Williams Park Zoo suspended; service will terminate at the tennis courts.
Both inbound and outbound trips will travel straight on Prairie Avenue.

Route 14: UPDATED

Service to the Route 1A and 138 Park-N-Ride suspended. Route 14: UPDATED Service to the Route 1A and 138 Park-N-Ride suspended. Route 18:
Service on Union Avenue suspended.
Inbound trips will travel from Puritan Street to Cranston Street all the way.
Outbound trips will travel from Cranston Street to Puritan Street all the way.

Route 21:
Service to Chapel View suspended.
Service to CCRI Campus reinstated.
Service will terminate at Rhode Island Mall.

Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Sockanosset Road, right onto Pontiac Avenue, right onto Howard Avenue, and then resume regular route.

Route 27:
Service to Hillcrest Apartments suspended.
Service beyond Olneyville Square has been suspended. Buses will travel the regular route to Manton Avenue and Delaine Street, left onto Delaine Street, right onto Valley Street, left onto Broadway and then resume regular route.

Route 29:
Service to CCRI Campu suspended.

Route 32:

Service to South Broadway and Martin Street suspended.
Outbound trips will travel on Warren Avenue to Pawtucket Avenue.
Inbound trips will travel the reverse.

Route 42:
Service to Brook and Thayer Streets suspended.
Outbound trips will travel the regular route to Waterman and HopeStreet, left onto Hope Street, and then resume regular route.

Inbound trips will travel the regular route to Hope and Angell Streets, right onto Angell Street, left onto Thayer Street, and then resume regular route.

Route 55:
Service to Fatima Hospital suspended; service will terminate at Shaw's.
Service to Eaton Street, Huxley and River Avenue suspended.
Inbound and Outbound trips will continue straight on Admiral Street.

Route 56:
Service to Stop & Shop suspended; service will terminate at Sisson Street.
Service to the VA Hospital suspended.

Route 60:
Service to Bay View Apartments suspended.

Route 63: UPDATED
Service to West House suspended.
Service to Oxbow Apartments suspended.
Outbound and Inbound trips will travel the regular route.

Route 64:
Service to the Route 1A and 138 Park-N-Ride suspended.
Service to Bay Campus will not loop around campus; service will turn around at the Visitors Center.
Service on Bridgetown Road suspended.
Service to CCRI suspended.

Route 67: UPDATED
Inbound and Outbound trips will travel on America's Cup to Memorial Boulevard.

Route 87:
Service to Fairmount suspended.
Service to Morin Heights suspended.

Route 92:
Service to Rhode Island College suspended.
Service will terminate at Price Rite; service beyond Price Rite suspended. Outbound trips will service the East Side as follows: regular route to Ives Street to Pitman Street.
Inbound trips will travel the reverse.