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Way to Work Transportation Fair, Woonsocket

Way to Work’s First Annual Transportation Fair [.pdf] will be held Thursday, May 20th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at One Depot Square, Woonsocket RI. Learn about transportation options and how to put money back in your pocket while commuting to work, job training and school. This is a FREE family-friendly event. Tour a RIPTA Flex […]

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Car Culture Unsustainable

ecoRI looks at the unsustainability of our car dependency and how public transit is short changed. Last week, GrowSmart’s John Flaherty spoke on a panel at the Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living with RIPTA Assistant General Manager Mark Therrien and the co-author of “Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and its Effects on Our Lives” […]

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Push is on to stabilize, strengthen RIPTA finances before General Assembly ends

With financial and operational audits showing a generally well-run agency, advocates focus on reforming the way public transportation is funded in Rhode Island. Aiming to avoid the recurring fiscal crisis that forces the agency’s Board of Directors to hike fares and cut service, the New Public Transit Alliance (NuPTA) has been promoting funding reform policies […]

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