RIPTA to run Holiday Schedule for Christmas and New Year's Day

RIPTA to Run Holiday Service Schedule On Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all regular fixed-route bus service on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, December 25, 2014 in observance of Christmas Day and Thursday, January 1, 2015 in observance of New Year's Day.

The following service changes will also occur for both holidays: Flex Services, including Rte. 210 Kingston Flex Service, will not be available; Rte. 211 Kingston Connection will not operate; and the statewide RIde Program will operate only ADA trips. Regularly scheduled Flex and RIde service will resume on Friday.

RIPTA offices, including the Photo Identification and Ticket Sales Offices in Kennedy Plaza, will not be staffed on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. Also, the Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) and the RIde reservation line (461-9760) will not be staffed on either holiday. RIPTA offices will be open during regular business hours on Friday, December 26th and Friday, January 2nd.

For more information on holiday schedules or other RIPTA services, passengers can call 781-9400 or visit ripta.com.

(release from RIPTA)