RIPTA announces special holiday schedule for Friday

RIPTA released its holiday schedule for the Fourth of July weekend.

The transit agency said it will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Friday, July 4th. This applies to all regular fixed route buses and trolleys.

RIPTA offices in Kennedy Plaza, Ride Reservation office and Flex Preservation will also be closed on Friday.

RIPTA will detour its Providence to Newport bus that day to accommodate the Bristol Fourth of July parade.