RIPTA to operate on holiday schedule for Christmas, New Year’s Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced Tuesday that its buses will be running on a holiday schedule this Thursday in observance of Christmas Day, and next Thursday in observance of New Year’s Day.

For both holidays, the following service changes will occur:

Regular fixed-route service will resume the following day in both instances.

All RIPTA offices, including the photo identification and ticket sales offices in Kennedy Plaza, will be closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Flex Service and RIde reservation lines will also not be staffed.

For more information, call 781-9400 or visit

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