RIPTA ANNOUNCES THAT SERVICE WILL RESUME
FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5, 2018,
FOLLOWING SEVERE WINTER STORM
Passengers Are Advised to Check for Possible Detours or Delays
Providence, Rhode Island, January 4, 2018 -- With the state digging out from powerful Winter Storm Grayson, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that regular service will resume regular tomorrow, January 5, 2018. Passengers should be prepared for delays or detours due to slippery road conditions or streets still being cleared. RIPTA will keep posting updates on its website and social media. Passengers are also advised to use extreme caution at bus stops. The safety of passengers and employees is RIPTA’s top priority and the transit authority thanks everyone for their patience.
Passengers can get the latest on detours and other service information from RIPTA by signing up for electronic RIPTA updates at https://www.ripta.com/service-alerts. RIPTA will e-mail system disruption
notices to passengers on this distribution list. Detour information will also be
available on www.RIPTA.com and RIPTA’s social media outlets:
Facebook @RideRIPTA, Twitter @RIPTA_RI. Passengers are urged to monitor news reports as well.
Director of Public Affairs
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority