RIPTA Service Will Operate Holiday Schedule on
Monday, September 4, 2023, in Honor of Labor Day
Newport Ferry Shuttle Will Switch to Fall Schedule On Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Providence, Rhode Island, August 30, 2023 -- The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, September 4, 2023, in honor of Labor Day. All RIPTA offices, except for the Newport Transportation Center, will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023, in celebration of the holiday.
The Ticket Window in the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023. The RIPTA Customer Service Kiosk in the Newport Transportation Center will be open on Monday, September 4, 2023.
Flex Services will not be available on Monday, except for Route 203 (URI/Narragansett/ South Kingstown), which will run on the Sunday schedule from 10am to 5pm. The Flex Service reservation line (1-877-906-FLEX) will not be staffed on Monday.
RIde Paratransit Program
On Monay, September 4, 2023, the RIde Program will operate on a holiday schedule. The RIde program does not provide standing order trips (recurring service) on RIPTA holidays. If you need a ride on the holiday, please call the RIde reservation line (401-461-9760) before September 4 to schedule a trip for the holiday. The RIde reservation line will not be staffed on Monday; passengers can leave a detailed voicemail message to reserve trips for the next day.
Newport Ferry Shuttle
The Providence Shuttle to the Newport Ferry will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, September 4 and will switch to a fall schedule on Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Ferry shuttle schedules can be viewed here.
For more information on holiday schedules or other RIPTA services, passengers can call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com.