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Free RIPTA Bus Service



Providence College students can ride the RIPTA buses or trolleys for FREE to anywhere in Rhode Island by showing their student ID, including these popular places: 

  • Providence Place Mall
  • Thayer Street
  • Shaw's Supermarket Plaza
  • Basketball games at the Dunkin' Donuts Center  
  • Providence Amtrak Station
  • Bonanza Bus Lines
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Block Island Ferry
  • Newport


RIPTA has a new trip planner service available for students to plan their trip using Google maps.  Click the link below to start planning your trip.

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